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Toddler Hit and Killed in Columbia

Columbia toddler is dead after being run over.
Columbia -- Columbia toddler is dead after being run over.

The accident happened Wednesday afternoon at a housing area in Columbia.

According to the Caldwell Parish Sheriff's Office, children had gathered around a vehicle driven by Curtis Wooten who was handing out candy to the kids.

When he finished he told all the kids to move back out of the street.

As he pulled away a 3 year old boy had run back out in the street and was hit.

Wooten picked the boy up and drove to the hospital where the child died.

Wooten was arrested for driving with a suspended license and no vehicle insurance.

No other charges have been filed.
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