Toddler dies after being hit by car in his family’s backyard

He was described as a 'loveable, cheeky little boy.'

A family have asked for help to pay for the funeral of a toddler who was tragically run over and killed at the weekend.

TJ, two, died after being hit by a family vehicle in the backyard of his Adelaide home.

The boy’s sister Chloe Howell, created a GoFundMe page to raise money for her little brother’s farewell.

On the page, she wrote, ‘I would like to help my mother and her partner pay for the funeral as we want to give him the send off he deserves.

‘Please help pay baby TJ to rest. Even a dollar would help.’

TJ’s uncle spoke to The Sunday Mail, paying tribute to the toddler.

‘He was loveable. He got on with people. He like getting his hands on everything,’ the uncle said.

TJ's GoFundMe
(Credit: GoFundMe)

‘He loved helping his dad with carpentry and helping with the wood. He could be a cheeky little boy but he left all of us just smiling.’

Others took to the GoFundMe page to leave their own tribute, with one writing, ‘Sleep well Little Man x.’

Another added, ‘Thinking of the family at such a sad time.’

Emergency services were called out on Saturday, but were unable to save the boy.

Police investigations into his death are ongoing.

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