Stevens boy killed in farm accident
A 9 year-old boy was killed when a feed cart weighing several hundred pounds tipped over and fell on him. It happened Friday, February 13, 2015 at 3:42 p.m. at a farm located on the 700 block of Rettew Mill Road in Ephrata Township. When emergency responders arrived, the child was beyond help.
Police say the boy was accompanying his father to the farm on business. Evidence at the scene suggests that the incident was an accident.
The Lancaster County Coroner’s Office is also investigating the incident.