Police: the Truck rolls away from the construction site, kills boy

HILLSBOROUGH, N. C. – Authorities say a young boy is killed by an unattended truck that rolled down a hill after it wasn’t properly secured on a construction site.

Hillsborough police chief Duane Hampton says the 5-year-old boy was playing in the area when the truck rolled away from the construction site, where it was placed.

The truck rolled through a few meters, hit the boy and came to rest after crashing into a house. Hampton says an employee has been arrested.

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