4-Year-Old NW Kansas Boy Dies In Forklift Accident

By: AP
By: AP

COLBY, Kan. (AP) _ A 4-year-old boy has died in a forklift accident near the northwest Kansas town of Colby.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said that Justin Schroeder of Colby was riding on the forklift with his father Friday when he fell off and was run over by the vehicle's back right tire.

He was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The boy's father wasn't injured.

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