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4-year-old boy crushed to death by falling tombstone while his father visited a dead loved one

By Mason White 9:21 AM May 20, 2015
Levi Driver 

By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) A young boy was crushed to death while he and his father visited the gravesite of a loved one, police in Texas said.

Odessa Police said that 4-year-old Levi Driver, was playing while his father paid respects to his loved one.

At some point, a five-foot tall stone fell and hit his head. He was taken to a hospital, but pronounced dead. Officials at the cemetery could not explain why the 100-year-old stone fell to the ground.

Police said they are investigating the death, but do not expect to file any charges. This was not the oldest stone in the cemetery.

Police said that the cemetery has stones that are 200 years old.