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Police: Boy, 7, dies after being run over by bulldozer

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Posted at 8:32 PM, Jan 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-30 21:32:03-05

MAPLE GROVE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 7-year-old boy has died after being run over by a bulldozer operated by his father in Barry County.

The boy was riding on a trailer that was being pulled by the bulldozer in a Maple Grove Township field when he fell about 5:30 p.m. Thursday, state police said.

The bulldozer then rolled over the boy who died at the scene near his family’s home.

His death was being investigated as an accident.

Maple Grove Township is southeast of Grand Rapids.