An 11-year-old was killed and a 13-year-old injured in a farming accident in Milaca Friday morning.

The Mille Lacs County Sheriff said it received a call about a farming accident at 6292 110th Street in Milaca at 9:22 a.m. Friday.

On arrival, deputies learned that two juveniles, ages 13 and 11, had been operating a team of horses pulling a manure spreader. The spreader hit a rock and threw the two juveniles off. The 11-year-old was then run over by the spreader, causing his death. The 13-year-old sustained non-life threatening injuries.

The Anoka County Medical Examiner is conducting an autopsy.

The incident is currently under investigation by the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Office.

From kstp. Posted on September 09, 2019. Original Article