EABAMETOONG FIRST NATION – Nishnawbe Aski Police Service is investigating the New Year’s Day death of a four-year-old at Eabametoong First Nation, after the youngster was struck by a vehicle.
Isaaw Waboose was transported to the nursing station in the remote Northern Ontario community, where he succumbed to his injuries.
The incident occurred at about 6:25 p.m. on Sunday.
NAPS’ Northwest Region Crime Unit is investigating the tragedy, with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police’s technical traffic collision investigators.
A post-mortem examination is scheduled for Tuesday in Toronto.
Anyone with additional information on the incident is asked to contact Det.-Sgt Jason Gatto at 807-738-3037.