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Boy, 5, dies after tractor wheel falls on top of him


Jacob Nell, 5, of East Berlin, died Thursday evening after a tractor wheel fell on top of him in York County.

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A 5-year-0ld boy is dead after a tractor wheel feel on top of him while he was playing in a barn in York County on Thursday evening.  Jacob Nell, 5, of East Berlin, was crushed when the accident happened around 7:19 p.m. along Blue Hill School Road in Washington Township.

Nell¬† was flown to York Hospital where he later died. The York County Coroner’s office has ruled his death as an accident.

No autopsy will be conducted.




A five year-old boy died after an accident involving farming equipment in Washington Township, York County. State Police were called to Blue Hill School Road around 7:20pm Thursday evening. The boy was reported as unresponsive. He was flown to York Hospital where he ultimately succumbed to his injuries.