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UPDATE: Investigation ongoing after child run over by car

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Bryant (KATV) -- Bryant Police Department says it continues to investigate the death of a five-year-old who was run over Monday night in a neighborhood.

It happened in a cul de sac on Derek Ct. where the man responsible says it was an unforeseen accident.

It's a heart-breaking story where an ordinary day turned into tragedy after a man washing his car outside claims he accidentally ran over his girlfriend's child while moving the car into the driveway.

Although it doesn't appear there's any foul play involved, police continue to investigate.

A bucket of water on the curb and a coiled water hose are just a few things left out after an incident that left a Bryant child dead.

"I know them pretty good. We just had a little cookout the other night, he's a real good guy," said neighbor Cedric Swift. "I know this is going to be like a hard blow for them, that was, man I still can't believe it."

Swift said he heard the news from his wife, who called him while he was at work. Police are not identifying the boy, but swift said his name was K.J.

"When I got off work this morning I sat in the driveway. I was like ‘I can't believe that just happened to K.J.' I was just playing with K.J. Sunday night."

Bryant police tells Channel Seven this investigation will not be complete until reconstruction experts can find out how fast the vehicle was going, and which direction it was headed during the time of the accident.

"Put it all together in the case file and hand it to the prosecutor, let them look at it, and see if there's anything that needs to be done," said Bryant Police Sgt. Todd Crowson about the future of the investigation.

The man who ran over the child and then took him to the hospital, has been identified as 37-year-old Shannon Stewart.

Police tell us they did interview him about what happened, and report he does not have any criminal history.

Right now there's no timetable on when this investigation will be complete.

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