12-year-old boy fatally injured in farm accident near Spanish Fork

Child Dead in Spanish Fork Farm Accident
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SPANISH FORK, Utah, March 6, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — A 12-year-old boy was fatally injured near Spanish Fork on Saturday afternoon after being run over by a piece of farm equipment.

Utah County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Sgt. Spencer Cannon confirmed to Gephardt Daily that first responders were called to the accident site near 1464 West 4600 South about 3:32 p.m.

When they arrived, Cannon said, they found the child in extremely critical condition.

A Life Flight medical helicopter was called to assist in the rescue but then was canceled when the child passed away at the scene.

Investigators ultimately determined the child fell and was run-over while riding his bicycle next to a side-by-side vehicle and a trailer which was being driven by his father.

The Utah County Sheriff’s Office is handling the investigation.

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Gephardt Daily will update the story as more information becomes available.

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