Boy dies in Wis. loader accident

Published On: May 18 2013 11:33:50 AM CDT
BLANCHARDVILLE, Wis. (AP) -

Lafayette County authorities say an 8-year-old boy has died after he was struck by a skid steer loader.

Dispatchers got a 911 call from Blanchard Township at 4:40 p.m. Friday about a child run over by a skid steer loader. Authorities say a man was operating the loader and was backing up when the boy was struck.

The child died at the scene. His name was not released.