Lafayette County authorities have
released the name of the boy killed
in a skid steer accident on Friday
afternoon. Authorities say
eight-year-old Melvin Jerrett-Junior
of Blanchardville was killed in
the accident. It happened just
before 5:00 pm in Blanchard Township
in eastern Lafayette County.
The investigation shows
Melvin Jerrett-Senior was operating
the skid steer at a small campsite
development, when he backed-up
and accidentally ran over the child.
The boy was pronounced dead at the