A farming accident about 65 miles north of the Twins Cities turned fatal when a boy was run over by a manure spreader.
The Mille Lacs County Sheriff's Office reports that two boys, ages 13 and 11, were operating a horse-drawn manure spreader on Friday, Sept. 6, when it hit a rock and threw both boys to the equpment.
The 11-year-old was fatally run over by the manure spreader and his 13-year-old brother suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The incident happened in rural Mille Lacs County, just a few miles southeast of Milaca.
A medical examiner is conducting an autopsy and the accident remains under investigation by the Mille Lacs County Sheriff's Office.