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Forrest county toddler dies after being struck by a vehicle

FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A Forrest County toddler is dead tonight, after a tragic accident at his home.

Authorities say Alex Lewis Lott, who would have been 2 years old next month, was run over by a vehicle that had pulled up to his house on Ira Hudson Road to drop off an older sibling.  The toddler was struck as the driver was backing out.  According to Coroner Butch Benedict, the woman and family members put the child in the car and was rushing  to the hospital when they ran out of gas at the intersection of Highway 49 and Edwards street.  AAA ambulance responded to the 911 call but the child did not survive.     

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