Investigation continues in tragic farming accident

Investigation was contiuing Wednesday into the death of an 8 year-old boy who was killed after being run over by a hay trailer being pulled by a tractor in Benson. Cache County Sheriffs Lt. Chad Jensen says the boy’s name still has not been released pending notification of all family members. Jensen says the boy and two of his brothers were standing on the back of a hay trailer being pulled by the tractor.The 8 year-old jumped off and in front of the trailer’s tires. The boy was run over by the trailer and witnessed by a family member. The tractor was immediately stopped and family members pulled him out from underneath the trailer to administer to the boy. The family was applying CPR to him when emergency officials arrived at the scene. Jensen says the boy was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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