Boy crushed by skid loader in Goodhue County

2:54 PM, Aug 23, 2013   |    comments
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CANNON FALLS, Minn. - A 5-year-old boy was crushed by a skid loader at a home in Goodhue County on Thursday night.

The Goodhue County Sheriff's Office says that Matthew Mallett was riding in the bucket of the skid loader. The machinery was being driven by his great aunt just before 6:30 p.m.

Authorities said that Mallett fell out of the bucket and was crushed by the skid loader.

He was taken to Cannon Falls Hospital where he died from his injuries.

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