Emergency crews were called to the scene of an overturned skid loader just before 11:00 a.m. in Leacock Township, Lancaster County.
The accident happened along the 300 block of Centerville Road. Officials say a 15-year-old boy was killed when the skid loader he was operating accidentally tipped over into a manure pit. The boy was buckled into the loader and was trapped underneath.
Officials say the boy died of suffocation as a result.