A 5-year-old boy died Saturday night in Springfield when he fell off a trailer being pulled by a pickup truck and was run over on private property.

Gabe Lowry, of Springfield, was fatally injured in an accident at 3751 W. Division St., which is just west of the West Bypass, according to police.

Officers arrived at 8:26 p.m. and began life-saving measures. The boy was transported to a hospital by ambulance, where he died later Saturday night, according to police, who released the information today.

The boy was run over either by the pickup or the trailer.

Police with the traffic section are continuing to investigate and are asking anyone with additional information to contact the department at 417-864-1810.  

This was the seventh fatal motor vehicle accident in Springfield in 2022.