Newton County child, 4, dies when runs into path of family car

COVINGTON — Georgia State Patrol troopers investigated an accident Wednesday around 7 p.m. involving the death of a 4-year-old child.

Troopers went to 3464 Ga. Highway 162 and discovered that the child, Diishun Minor, had been playing in the yard at the residence while his father, Richard Minor, 45, was backing out of the driveway.

“The child ran into the path of the vehicle … and was transported to Newton Medical where he was pronounced deceased,” a GSP spokesman said.


Covingtonian 2 years, 3 months ago

Although I am not aquainted with the family my heart aches for them over this most tragic event..


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