Updates

Updates from Marsha

 

Below are some recent child ag injury incidents:

  •  Indiana (U.S.) incident

Rural Goshen girl dies in farming accident

Goshen News

GOSHEN — A 3-year-old Goshen girl died of injuries she sustained in a farming accident late Friday night. According to Elkhart County Capt.

Girl, 3, dies following tractor accident in Goshen - WSBT-TV

  • Ireland incident:

A mother’s tribute: ‘We cannot imagine life without Neil’

Impartial Reporter

THE mother of the 17-year-old trainee mechanic who died in an accident at a farm on Tuesday this week says her husband has lost “his wingman, his …

  • New Zealand incident (thanks to Stephen Oesch for sharing):

Farming company, Greystone, fined $12000 after boy, 6, injured in quad bike accident while …

New Zealand Herald

A farming company has been fined $12,000 after a 6-year-old was injured in a quad bike accident in 2016. The victim was visiting the 60-acre (24ha) ..

 

To review a growing collection of news articles reporting injuries and fatalities, please visit www.AgInjuryNews.org.

To learn more about how you can help prevent these incidents, join us for the Child Agricultural Injury Prevention Workshop.

More information available at www.marshfieldresearch.org/caip-workshop.

Updates from Marsha

 

Below are some recent child ag injury incidents. Thanks to Mike Pate for sharing the first incident:

 

  • Boy, 3, rescued from 10-foot manure pit

http://6abc.com/boy-3-rescued-from-10-foot-manure-pit/3497175/?sf189915175=1

  • Same incident:

Manure pit traps 3-year-old under barn in Pennsylvania — ‘kind of like a quicksand’

Sacramento Bee

911 calls reported a 3 year old male had fallen into a manure pit on a farm and was unable to get out. The Incident Commander (Deputy 33) advised…

 

  • Electric fence sends 5 year old to the hospital:

http://www.butlereagle.com/article/20180517/NEWS12/705179870

 

  •  Ireland incident:

17 year old dies in incident involving tractor

https://www.farminguk.com/news/17-year-old-man-dies-in-incident-involving-tractor_49366.html

  •  Follow up article:

It’s one of those calls you never forget’: First responders welcome home boy after farm accident

Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3

He is back home in Livingston after a month-long stay in the hospital, recovering from near-deadly injuries in a farm accident, where he was trampled …

 

To review a growing national collection of news articles reporting injuries and fatalities, please visit www.AgInjuryNews.org

Updates from Marsha

 

Unfortunately, we have had some more child ag injury incidents (see below). Check out the green box below to learn more about how to prevent these types of incidents.

WWMT-TV

Heikes was from the Vicksburg area and Kalamazoo County Sheriff Richard Fuller said unfortunately they respond to farm accidents like this every…

  • Follow up Article:

Boy recovering after farm accident returns home one month later

Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3

A little boy making a remarkable recovery from a  farm accident is back … one month after nearly dying when he was trampled by cattle on his farm.

 

Obit: http://mtstandard.com/news/local/obituaries/trystan-james-stratton/article_e7ae369f-895f-530c-bd30-8dfdd132c50d.html

 

Workshop information

Updates from Marsha

9 year old boy trampled by cattle

https://www.channel3000.com/news/9-year-old-boy-trampled-by-cattle-near-iowa-grant-county-line-officials-say/729002180

 

Rural incident, but unknown as of yet if it is farm related:

http://www.krtv.com/story/38014458/nine-year-old-boy-dies-in-jefferson-county-crash

 

To review a growing national collection of news articles reporting injuries and fatalities, please visit www.AgInjuryNews.org 

Updates on a Monday

Unfortunately, we have had another child fatality:

2 year old killed in tractor accident.

http://www.epbusinessjournal.com/2018/04/two-year-old-maverick-county-boy-killed-in-tractor-accident/

Recent Child Ag Injury Incidents

Nine year old boy trampled by cattle

https://www.channel3000.com/news/9-year-old-boy-trampled-by-cattle-near-iowa-grant-county-line-officials-say/729002180

Rural incident, but unknown as of yet if it is farm related:

http://www.krtv.com/story/38014458/nine-year-old-boy-dies-in-jefferson-county-crash

To review a growing national collection of news articles reporting injuries and fatalities, please visit www.AgInjuryNews.org