Truck backs over Savannah boy, 3

SAVANNAH -- A young boy was killed Wednesday when a family member backed over him in a vehicle, according to Savannah-Chatham police.

Just after 5 p.m., police responded to a home in the 300 block of Chevis Road to find Joshua Landen Newman, 3, dead in his own driveway, said Gena Moore, metro police spokeswoman.

The vehicle, a Ford F-150 pickup truck, was driven by a relative of the victim, said Sgt. Anthony Gallo, head of traffic investigations for metro police.

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