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Three year old southern Alberta boy dies in farm equipment accident

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A three-year old boy has died after suffering serious injuries in a farm accident on Tuesday.

Ground ambulances from Fort Macleod and Claresholm were called out to a rural property southwest of Fort Macleod over the noon hour.

Alberta Health Services Public Education Officer Stuart Brideaux tells MyLethbridgeNow.com the incident involved a tractor though the specifics of what happened haven’t been released.

STARS air ambulance was dispatched as well but was stood down by ground paramedics on arrival as the boy was declared dead at the scene.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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