Boy, 3, run over by lawnmower in Little Falls

Editor's note: The Morrison County Sheriff's Office released an updated press release Friday correcting the boy's age to 3. 

MORRISON COUNTY, Minn. - A 3-year-old boy suffered severe injuries after being run over by a lawnmower Wednesday evening. 

The Morrison County Sheriff's Office reports the accident happened around 5:26 p.m. at a residence on Great River Road in Swan River Township. 

Officials say the 3-year-old was riding on the back of the mower with his 32-year-old father when he fell off when the riding lawnmower was making a turn. 

The boy was then accidentally run over by the lawnmower while it was engaged. 

The child was airlifted to North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale for treatment of a severe leg injury. 

 

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