Father on bulldozer hits, kills 7-year-old son

MAPLE GROVE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Michigan State Police said a tragic accident claimed the life of a young boy working in a field with his father.

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The 7-year-old boy was riding on a trailer being pulled by a bulldozer driven by his father, when he fell from the trailer and was run over by the bulldozer, WOOD-TV reported.

The child was pronounced dead at the scene, WXMI reported. No names have been released.

In a press release, investigators said they did not believe drugs or alcohol were a factor in the accident.