07/03/2016 01:14 EDT | Updated 07/03/2016 01:59 EDT

Dad Accidentally Runs Over, Kills 3-Year-Old At Castle Falls Campground In Alberta

The tragic accident happened in Pincher Creek the day before Canada Day

A family camping trip in southern Alberta turned tragic when a three-year-old boy died after his father accidentally drove over him.

The incident happened the day before Canada Day at Castle Falls Campground, according to Pincher Creek RCMP.

After they finished setup for their campsite, the father moved the family car and accidentally struck his son, the CBC reports.

The child was severely injured and witnesses tried to administer medical care at the scene, before rushing him and his parents to a hospital 40 kilometres away, Global News reports.

The three-year-old died at Pincher Creek Hospital later that evening.

The RCMP say criminal charges are not being considered at this time and alcohol was not a factor.

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