Child killed in snow plowing accident in western Wisconsin

7:32 AM, Dec 12, 2012   |    comments
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NEW RICHMOND, Wis. - Authorities in western Wisconsin are investigating the death of a 4-year-old child involved a snow plowing accident.

St. Croix County Sheriff's deputies and emergency crews were sent to a home in Star Prairie Township at 11:52 a.m. Tuesday on a report of a child who had been struck by a vehicle.

The child was sent to a nearby hospital where the child was pronounced dead.

Authorities say preliminary information indicates a relative of the child was plowing snow with a pickup truck when the child was struck.

No further details have been released.

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