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Amish boy dies in farm accident

on October 08, 2012 11:00 AM

CHRISTIANA (AP) -- Officials in central Pennsylvania say an autopsy is scheduled today in the case of a 7-year-old Amish boy reported to have died in an accident on his family's farm.

The (Lancaster) Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era reported that family members told authorities that the boy fell into a grain wagon on the Sadsbury Township farm.

Police said in a statement that the boy was buried in the grain. They were called at about 5:45 p.m. Saturday after the family contacted a local funeral home.

Lancaster County Coroner Stephen Diamantoni said based on the information available "it appears to be an accidental death."

The name of the victim has not been released.

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