Boy, 8, dies after being hit by car driven by his mother

Crime Scene MGN

Police said an 8-year-old boy was killed when he was hit by a car driven by his mother on Sunday evening.

According to the San Antonio Police Department, Jayden Raul Herrera was outside playing with his younger brother in front of their apartment building as their mother tried to park a car in a spot close to them.

Investigators say the mother accidentally stepped on the gas pedal and hit Jayden. He was taken to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said Jayden's mother did not show signs of intoxication and said she would not be facing any charges.

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