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Pennsylvania Farming Accident Leaves 4-Year-Old Dead, Police Say

Authorities say a 4-year-old has died in a farming accident.

State police say the accident happened around noon Tuesday in Southampton Township near Shippensburg. The child had slipped and was hit by a farm vehicle.

Police say the force of the impact cause blunt force trauma to the infant's back.

The child was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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