BOY DIES IN SKID STEER ACCIDENT

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

scene.

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