Boy Fatally Run Over at Snake River HS


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(BLACKFOOT, ID) – A Blackfoot boy was killed Saturday after being run over by an SUV at Snake River High School on Saturday afternoon.  Bingham County Sheriff’s Deputies say 4-year-old Connor Covington reportedly ran behind the vehicle as it was backing up near the south side of the football field. Sheriff Craig Rowland, who described the case as a “tragic accident,” indicated that the driver was in the process of turning around and was completely unaware that the boy had moved into the vehicle’s path. Funeral services have been planned for Thursday.

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