UPDATED Sunday, May 13, 2012 --- 3:23 p.m.
BERN, Wis. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a 3-year-old boy who died after a skid steer accident on his family's farm.
The Wasau Daily Herald reports that Travis Flory died after he fell out of a bucket on the skid steer, and the vehicle ran him over. His 7-year-old brother was driving at the time.
The Marathon County Sheriff's Department says two other siblings were also playing with the vehicle at the time.
Authorities are still investigating. The 7-year-old regularly operated the machine during farm chores.
Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.
Posted: Friday, May 11, 2012 --- 6:34p.m.
TOWN OF BERN, Wis. (AP) -- A 3-year-old boy is dead after a farm accident in Marathon County.
Deputies say the boy was killed Friday when he was run over by a skid steer driven by his 7-year-old brother.
Sheriff's Lt. Fred Goch says the 7-year-old apparently was giving three siblings a ride in the bucket when the 3-year-old fell out and was run over.
The accident happened in the Town of Bern. The victim died at the scene. His name has not been released.
Neighbors tell WAOW-TV (http://bit.ly/KNfF0X) five families work on the farm.
Authorities say the investigation continues but they don't expect charges to be filed.
Information from: WAOW-TV, http://www.waow.com
Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.
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