Officials: 4-year-old boy killed in farm accident in Wisconsin

DUNN COUNTY, Wis. — A 4-year-old boy was killed after getting run over by a farm vehicle in Wisconsin, officials say.

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According to a new release from the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office, on Wednesday just after 8 p.m., dispatch received a call about a child who as struck by a skid steer in the Town of Peru. DCSO along with Dunn County First Responders, Pepin County Sheriff’s Office, Durant Fire and Durand ambulance arrived at the scene.

WEAU reported that the DCSO said the child was hit and run over by a skid steer, which an adult family member was operating on a farm. First responders jumped in to perform life-saving measures but were unsuccessful. The boy died at the scene from his injuries.

The investigation is ongoing by DCSO and the Dunn County Medical Examiner’s Office. No further information has been released.