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Six-year-old boy run over by tractor

Published:Tuesday | April 8, 2014 | 8:14 AM

The driver of a tractor is now in police custody following the death of a six-year-old boy.

The Frome police in Westmoreland say the child, Howayne Lewis, died after he was run over by the tractor about 3:30 p.m. yesterday.

The police say the tractor was pulling four sugar carts along the roadway when Howayne was hit by one of the carts, which then ran over him.

He sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the tractor was then taken into custody.


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