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A [Columbus] man apparently was texting when he ran over his 22-month-old son – twice – in his driveway, ultimately killing the boy, police said.
Columbus police Officer Chad Daugherty testified on Tuesday that 24-year-old Trenton Cook waited until his girlfriend’s children went inside to pull into his driveway on May 8. That when he said Cook felt a bump and then another one while reversing.
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He discovered that he had run over the toddler, Zakai A. Cook.
Cellphone data showed Cook sent a text while pulling in, Daugherty added. Police said they found no evidence of intent, and public defender Lindsey Brown called it an accident, the Sun Herald reported.
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