Young Acreage Boy Dies Following Tragic Accident

OCT. 6 — A 3-year-old Acreage boy was killed last Sunday morning after he was run over by a pickup truck.

According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report, 28-year-old Christopher Pollard was driving a 1999 Ford pickup truck on his property on 82nd Road North at approximately 11:43 a.m. and believed his son, Michael Pollard, was in the rear of the property with his mother.

According to the report, Michael Pollard ran out of the gate toward the vehicle. Christopher Pollard didn’t see his son and began to drive. According to the report, as Michael Pollard ran along the passenger side of the vehicle, he was struck by the rear tire. Christopher Pollard stopped the vehicle and went to his son’s aid. The boy was transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.