2-year-old boy killed at household’s auto store recognized by Cohasset police

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The boy died after an incident involving “heavy equipment” at his household’s auto restore store, police mentioned.

A 2-year-old boy who was killed in an incident involving equipment at his household’s automotive restore store was recognized as Mahmoud Awada, in line with a social media publish from Cohasset Police Friday. 

The Cohasset Police Division shared a publish to its Fb web page with the title of the kid, from Hull, a day after the incident that police described as a “horrible tragedy.” 

On Thursday simply after midday, Awada was dropped at the police station situated close to the auto store by his grandfather, one of many house owners of the Hajj Auto Care who was there when Awada was injured. 

The boy was then rushed to South Shore Hospital the place he was pronounced useless. 

It isn’t instantly clear what occurred main as much as the incident. The Norfolk County District Legal professional’s Workplace mentioned it concerned a “heavy piece of equipment” that was being labored on behind the store. Studies from native information stations mentioned the boy was crushed by the equipment and that Awada’s grandfather was working with building tools. 

Officers with the DA’s workplace and the police division informed the media that they had no motive to consider the loss of life of Awada was suspicious. 

“It doesn’t seem like something nefarious,” mentioned police chief William Quigley throughout a press conference Thursday. 

Occupational Security and Well being Administration officers have been additionally known as to the scene Thursday to research the incident. 

The publish shared by the police division additionally promoted a fundraiser to assist the household with funeral bills. 

Quigley mentioned the household operated the auto store for a few years, and a resident who spoke to WBZ-TV mentioned “they’re a really well-loved household within the space.”