14-Month Old Dies in Farm Accident in Green Lake County
A 14-month old child died from her injuries after being run
over by a wagon on a farm in Green Lake County. The Green Lake County Sheriff’s
Office received a call around 11:45 Saturday morning reporting a child not
breathing as a result of an accident on a farm in the Town of Manchester. CPR
was being performed by people on scene, and lifesaving measures continued when Sheriff’s
Deputies and EMS crews arrived. The child was transported to ThedaCare Hospital
in Berlin where she was pronounced dead.
Investigators found that an adult was attempting to back a
wagon into a barnyard when the child was run over. Charges are not expected in
the case, but the investigation into the accident is ongoing.