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Police: 4-year-old killed in farming accident

October 20, 2017

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a 4-year-old has died in a farming accident.

State police say the accident happened around noon Tuesday in Southampton Township near Shippensburg. The child had slipped and was hit by a farm vehicle.

Police say the force of the impact cause blunt force trauma to the infant’s back.

The child was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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