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NEW INFO: Pitt County Boy Run Over By Grandfather's Tractor

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The Highway Patrol released the names of the child run over by the tractor he was riding on with his grandfather Monday.

Troopers say 10-year-old Alston Conger suffered a broken leg after he was hit by a tractor on Black Jack Simpson Rd. He was thrown off the tractor he was riding with 65-year-old Ronald Mills, and the tractor ran over Alston's leg.

The boy was taken to Vidant Medical Center. We asked them about the child's condition today, and we'll let you know when we hear back from the hospital.

Troopers say no charges will be filed.



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A 10 year old boy was injured when he fell off his grandfather's farm tractor and was run over.

The Highway Patrol says it happened around 2:00 p.m. on Black Jack Simpson Road, near Heber Hudson Road in Pitt County.

Troopers say the tractor lurched forward, causing the youngster to fall off. One of his legs was run over.

Authorities say the boy was conscious and alert, and they believe he may have a broken leg.

Troopers say no charges will be brought in the accident.

Pitt County students were home today because of a teacher workday.


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