More details were given in the Iowa State Trooper report of this accident. Apparently the mother was at the mailbox on the opposite side of the street from where the child came and from their home. The driver looking out towards the passenger side, on the side where the mother stood, did not notice the small child fall at the rear wheels on the driver’s side. The child approached unnoticed by the driver or the mother. The truck was a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck. The date was May 26, 2009 at 1:30 pm. The location is at east side of the residence at 1207 20TH AVE S in Webster County, Iowa. The child was a 2-year-old female. The driver was administered a blood alcohol test, no results were mentioned in the report. Assuming the BAC comes back clean charges are not likely to be filed and this would seem to be purely an accident.
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