Boy River boy killed in farm accident

Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on Sunday, January 19th 2020 at 5:28 PM, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a farming accident at a farm in rural Boy River, MN.

Deputies and responders arrived and learned that a juvenile male, age 9, had been accidentally pinned under the arms of a skid steer loader during a farming operation.

The male was pronounced deceased on scene. 

An autopsy was completed at the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Assisting at the scene were Lake Country Responders, Remer Ambulance and Cass County Sheriff’s Office Chaplaincy Initiative. 


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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