Police crash investigators are looking into how a 10-month-old boy was run over and killed in a paddock on a property near Ngaruawahia on Saturday evening.

The infant died in Waikato Hospital shortly before 10pm that night.

Waikato road policing manager, Inspector Marcus Lynam, says investigators are working to find out how the accident occurred.

The death has been referred to the coroner.

NZ Newswire

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