GREENSBORO, N.C. – A 7-year-old boy died after being run over by a truck outside a Greensboro home on Sunday.
Bourham Bassirou was playing outside a home in the 4100 block of 4123 Bramlet Place at about 4:30 p.m. when it happened, according to a police press release.
Police said a 1989 Nissan truck was taken out of gear and the emergency brake was released when it ran over Bassirou, killing him.
Police are still investigating the crash and remained on the scene late in the afternoon.
Random Drive had been closed between Annadale Drive and Bramlet Place.
Police said it has been 40 days since the last traffic fatality in Greensboro.