June 18, 2017
According to a Florida Highway Patrol News Release, a 3 year Baker resident was the victim of a fatal accident on private property Sunday morning shortly before 11 AM.
36 year old Christopher Ryles was operating a 2002 GMC Sierra pick-up truck towing a trailer on private property in the vicinity of Galliver Cutoff and Henderson Lane.
Ryles’ 3 year passenger, who was in the bed of the truck, fell out and was struck by the right side trailer tires. The child passed away at the scene due to his injuries.
According to the news release, the investigation is ongoing on how the child fell out of the bed of the truck. Also the report states alcohol is not a factor in the accident.