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8-year-old Adams County boy dies in tractor accident

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. Adams County Dispatch provided the boy's father with CPR procedures. . Adams County Dispatch provided the boy's father with CPR procedures.
LIND, Wash. -

Deputies and emergency responders were called to farm accident Thursday where an 8-year-old boy was run over by a tractor in a field on Wahl Road, just outside of Lind.

Dispatchers gave the boy's father CPR instructions over the phone, but unfortunately the boy passed away at the scene.

The father told deputies he had slowed his tractor to allow his son to climb onto the cab. The boy lost his footing and fell onto the ground. The tractor continued to move, and the boy suffered severe head injuries.

The Adams County Coroner said they would not be performing an autopsy.

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