Tractor Accident Kills a 3-Year-Old Boy

On Monday afternoon around 2:40pm, the Izard County Dispatch received a report of a 3-year-old boy being run over by a tractor in a logging accident on property off Knob Creek Road in Melbourne.

Emergency personal responded to the scene and began life saving efforts, but the child was pronounced dead a short time later.

Sheriff’s officials have not released the boy’s name.

The case remains under investigation by the Izard County Sheriff’s Department.

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