Updates from Marsha

Hello CASN Participants,

CASN In-Person Meeting

It was a great meeting in Halifax, so I wanted to take a moment to thank those of you that could join us. Don’t forget to send your feedback from the meeting, along with a short summary of your announcements during the round robin.

Child Ag Incidents

We are currently working on upgrading the AgInjuryNews.org website, and between that work and the meeting last week in Halifax, we have fallen a bit behind on sharing incidents. Below are the incidents from the last month. Unfortunately, it is a long list.

 

4 year old boy dies after falling into feed mixer

https://lancasteronline.com/news/local/crews-respond-to-farm-rescue-incident-in-salisbury-township/article_a5b29d2c-646c-11e8-8ed1-c76182382b40.html

 

High school student killed days before graduation after car slams into tractor

http://abc30.com/kerman-high-student-killed-after-car-slams-into-tractor/3551166/

 

Boy, 6, dies after getting caught in grain auger

https://www.ktvb.com/article/news/local/idaho/victor-boy-6-dies-after-getting-caught-in-grain-auger/277-561318450

 

8 year old boy recovering from farm accident

http://www.kwwl.com/story/38362819/2018/06/Wednesday/8-year-old-boy-recovering-from-farming-accident

 

Man kills snake and accidently shoots boy

http://nbc16.com/news/nation-world/sheriff-man-kills-snake-accidentally-shoots-9-year-old-roscoe-boy

 

Toddler hospitalized after tractor runs over his legs

http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/article213227619.html

 

Deadly UTV crash in Athens area under investigation

http://www.wsaw.com/content/news/Deadly-UTV-crash-in-the-Athens-area-under-investigation-484773971.html

Obituary

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/wausaudailyherald/obituary.aspx?n=tucker-westfall&pid=189184401&fhid=23535

Follow up:  Grieving their teammate’s death, an emotional Athens baseball team makes it to the state tournament

https://www.wausaudailyherald.com/story/news/2018/06/06/athens-baseball-player-dies-team-rallies-get-wiaa-state-tourney/676395002/

 

Teen boy hurt in Wood County Tractor Mishap

http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=709&yr=2018

 

Man and girl killed in northwest Iowa tractor rollover

http://ux.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/crime-and-courts/2018/06/25/tractor-rollover-iowa-man-girl-killed-northwest-pocahontas-county/731915002/

 

Canadian incident:

Young boy killed after acreage tractor accident near Lorrette

https://globalnews.ca/news/4294220/young-boy-killed-after-acreage-tractor-accident-near-lorrette/

Family brokenhearted after 4 year old dies in a farm accident

https://globalnews.ca/news/4300999/family-brokenhearted-after-a-four-year-old-dies-in-farm-accident/

 

 

Police: Child run over by farm tractor in Chester County

6abc.com

(WPVI) –. Police said a child was run over by a farm tractor in Chester County Monday night. … Investigators said it appears to have been an accident.

 

Farm accident claims life of 18 year old

Bennett County Booster (press release)

Pedro Dennis, age 18, of Philip, S.D., died on Saturday, June 30, 2018, at the Rapid City Regional Hospital as a result of a farm accident. The accident

Follow up article: Australia – Backing the boy who almost lost it all on the family farm

https://www.warwickdailynews.com.au/news/brave-backing-the-boy-who-almost-lost-it-all-on-fa/3451356/

Follow up article: Toddler who lost both legs in tractor accident released from hospital

https://www.abcactionnews.com/news/local-news/toddler-who-lost-both-legs-in-tractor-accident-released-from-tampa-general

 

Follow up article: Fundraiser for girl injured in farm accident

https://www.starherald.com/news/local_news_briefs/fundraiser-for-girl-injured-in-farm-accident-to-be-held/article_dfa9fbec-b756-502f-b739-10a2e85a8a53.html