He was struck on the property owned by his family, and there is no relation between the vehicle driver and the child, Chandler said. He added, Preliminary investigation reveals that this is a tragic accident.
Wilson County Emergency Management Agency responded quickly to the scene and transported the child by ambulance to Vanderbilt Medical Center where he died.
More information will be released once the investigation is complete.
Anytime a child is tragically killed, it is very hard to deal with as a first responder. Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone involved, the childs family, and first responders, Chandler said.