Toddler Dead After Run Over At Titusville High School

TITUSVILLE, Florida — A 22 month-old boy died after a vehicle backed over him while he was in the parking lot of Titusville High School during a softball game.  The driver was backing up from a parking spot and did not see the child.

At 5  p.m. on Friday April 27th, 2012, Titusville Police Officers responded to the east parking lot of Titusville High School located at 150 South Terrier Trail after a report of a child hit by a car.  When officers arrived, a civilian at the scene had begun CPR on the victim.  The child was brought to Parrish Medical Center in Titusville by ambulance and was pronounced deceased shortly after arrival.


 
Police say that the preliminary crash investigation has revealed that a 22 month-old boy, identified as Brady Hutto of Lakeside Hills Loop, Auburndale, Florida, was in the east parking lot during a softball game at Titusville High School.  His mother was nearby outside her vehicle.  Another vehicle parked nearby, a 2008 Ford SUV, being driven by Pamela R. Bodenheimer, of Lake Alfred, Florida, began backing out of a parking space and ran over the victim. The driver of the SUV told officers that she did not see the child.

The Ford SUV was confiscated pending the conclusion of the Traffic Homicide Investigation, which could take several weeks.  The driver has not been cited at this time. Any charges will be decided at the conclusion of the Traffic Crash Investigation.

Immediate family members of the victim have been notified.

There is no indication that alcohol or impairment was involved in this incident at this time.