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July 24, 2023

Boy, 5, killed in farming accident in Lancaster County, state police say

The child died Monday morning in Little Britain Township

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Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the death of a 5-year-old boy on a farm in Lancaster County on Monday morning.

A 5-year-old boy was killed Monday morning in a farming accident in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania State Police said. 

Around 10:20 a.m., troopers responded to report of a child with serious injuries at a property on the 100 block of Fulton Britain Road in Little Britain Township – about a 20-minute drive from Oxford, Chester County. Medics attempted to save the boy's life, but he died at the scene, police said. 

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A preliminary investigation determined the boy's death was accidental. The child's name has not been released. 

Additional details about the accident were not immediately available.