Maine boy killed by father's plow truck

March 22, 2013 7:11:52 AM PDT
A 6-year-old Maine boy died Wednesday after being accidentally hit by his father's snowplow truck. Kevin Capponi hit his son Nathan at around 6:45 a.m. Wednesday morning while he was backing the truck down his driveway.

Nathan Capponi was playing in the driveway on his scooter at the time of the accident, Reuters reports. He was taken to Central Maine Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities are investigating the death as a tragic accident. Kevin Capponi had been clearing out the driveway after a late Tuesday-night snowstorm that brought more than a foot of snow to parts of the state.