Amish boy, 6, killed on Pa. farm

June 4, 2008 5:54:22 AM PDT
Authorities say a 6-year-old Amish boy has been killed in a Centre County farm accident.

Officials say it happened as Jacob Stoltzfus of Spring Mills was helping his father with a machine that wraps hay bales Tuesday afternoon.

State police at Rockview say the boy's head was caught in a part of the machinery that compacts the hay.

Coroner Scott Sayers says the boy died instantly of massive head trauma. The death has been ruled an accident.

Information from: Centre Daily Times, http://www.centredaily.com


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