S.E. Iowa man accidentally backs over boy in NEMO

The accident happened late Tuesday afternoon on a private lot in Harris, Missouri. (MGN Online)

A southeast Iowa man accidentally backed over a boy in northeast Missouri Tuesday afternoon.

It happened at 4 p.m. on a private lot in Harris.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Collin Pendergraft, 6, of Allerton, Iowa, was behind a car that was being backed up by Daniel Pendergraft, 28, also of Allerton.

The car struck the boy. He suffered moderate injuries.

The youngster was first taken by private auto to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan before being flown to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

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