Louisiana dad accidentally runs over toddler killing him

2 months ago

Metairie news, Louisiana news.

A Louisiana toddler has died Wednesday after he was fatally run over by his unsuspecting father.

Authorities in Jefferson Parish said that Nestor Maradiga inadvertently ran over his 2-year-old son Elian while backing out of a parking space on Houma Boulevard in Metairie.

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  • The man told deputies he was unaware that Elian was in the parking lot as he got ready to leave for work at around 12:20 p.m. Wednesday.

    The boy died at the scene and foul play is not suspected in his death.

    Authorities took a blood toxicology test to rule out drug and alcohol involvement in the accident.