Boy Dies In Wis. Loader Accident

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

BLANCHARDVILLE, Wis. (AP) -- Lafayette County authorities say an 8-year-old boy has died after he was struck by a skid steer loader.

Dispatchers got a 911 call from Blanchard Township at 4:40 p.m. Friday about a child run over by a skid steer loader. Authorities say a man was operating the loader and was backing up when the boy was struck.

The child died at the scene. His name was not released.

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