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Teenage boy killed in skid loader accident in Leacock Township

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Fatal Skid accident

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.