Eight-year-old boy recovering after truck backs over him in Cherokee County

Posted at 11:42 AM, Apr 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-02 15:04:50-04

CHEROKEE COUNTY -- An eight-year-old boy is in stable condition after a truck backed over him in Cherokee County.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that the driver of a truck was driving on a county road near Tahlequah. Troopers said the child involved dropped a game from the bed of the truck.

Troopers said the child jumped out of the truck, and the driver backed over him.

The boy is now recovering at a hospital.

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