Mille Lacs County Sheriff Don Lorge reports that on September 6, 2019, at approximately 9:22 a.m., Mille lacs County Sheriff’s Communication Center received an emergency call on a farming accident at 6292 110th Street, Milaca.

When Deputies arrived, they learned that two juveniles ages 13 and 11 had been operating a team of horses pulling a manure spreader when they hit a rock, throwing both of them off the spreader. The 11-year-old was then run over by the manure spreader causing his death. The 13-year-old sustained non-life threatening injuries.

The Anoka County Medical Examiner’s Office is conducting an autopsy and those findings will be forwarded to the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Office when completed.

The accident is currently under investigation by the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Office.

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