Boy following grasshopper struck by truck - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Boy following grasshopper struck by truck

An 8-year-old boy is critically injured after being crushed by a pickup truck.  It happened in Grayson County, KY.

Police say the child was attempting to catch a grasshopper when it hopped underneath a Chevrolet pickup truck.  The boy, following the bug was stuck and pinned face down underneath the truck.

41-year-old Charles Kipper was trying to hook the truck to a camper at the time of the accident.  A witness told Kipper the trucks tires were resting on the boy.

The boy is currently in Kosair Children's Hospital.

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