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Child killed after mother accidentally ran over him on Thanksgiving in Peach County

The 16-month-old was pronounced dead at the Medical Center of Peach County Thanksgiving morning.
Credit: 13WMAZ

PEACH COUNTY, Ga. — A 16-month-old child was killed Thanksgiving morning in Peach County.

According to Coroner Kerry Rooks, Steven Buffington was accidentally ran over by his mother.

The accident happened on Red Oak Road. The child was pronounced dead around 11:30 a.m. at the Medical Center of Peach County.

According to Sheriff Terry Deese, the mother will not be charged. Deese says it was an "awful accident."