A 2-year-old has died after being accidentally run over by car a family member was trying to jump-start, Hanford police said Monday.
The tragedy happened about 3 p.m. Sunday in the 700 block of South Del Rio Court in Hanford.
Officers tried to save the child and an ambulance crew found a faint pulse, but the toddler was pronounced dead at a hospital from massive head trauma.
The family member said he thought the child was in the house with his mother.
The case in under investigation and no charges have been filed.
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