Toddler Run Over and Killed in Hobbs

HOBBS - A toddler is dead after being run over in a parking lot in Hobbs.

Hobbs Police tell NewsWest9 that three-year-old Sebastian Burciaga was killed when he was struck by a car that was backing up. It happened at the Dal Paso Center in the 2800 block of Dal Paso Wednesday evening.

Police say the driver did not realize that the child had run out behind the vehicle. The child was taken to Lea Regional Hospital and was pronounced dead.

No charges have been filed in the case. Police are still investigating.