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2-year-old dies in skid-steer loader accident in Hubbard County

A 2-year-old child died after falling in a skid-steer loader at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in Hubbard County.

According to a press release from the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office:

The child, who was not identified, was riding in the loader with his father, Trevor Lindahl, 41, of Laporte on a private road in Steamboat River Township. The child fell forward and hit his head on the loader while it was being lowered.

The child suffered severe head trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene.

An autopsy is planned.

The case remains under investigation by the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office.

Responding to the scene was the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office, Lakeport Fire Responders and North Ambulance.