Four-year-old boy dies in farm accident

WELLINGTON NORTH – A four-year-old boy is dead following a tragic farm accident here on Monday.

On June 24 at about 4pm, emergency crews responded a farm on Sideroad 5, south of Mount Forest, for a report of a tractor striking a child.

Wellington County OPP officer, Wellington North firefighters and Guelph Wellington paramedics found the child unresponsive.

The four-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the cause of the accident is under investigation and the identity of the boy was not immediately released.