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Boy killed in farming accident east of Calgary

CALGARY (660 NEWS) — A child is dead following a farming-related incident east of Calgary on Monday.

RCMP were called to the Wintering Hills Hutterite Colony near Hussar around 12:50 p.m. for reports of a tractor accident.

The 9-year-old boy involved was riding on the back of a tractor when he fell off and was run over by the vehicle.

STARS was dispatched to the scene, but the child was declared dead and wasn’t airlifted out.