Minn. boy, 5, dies after fall from skid loader

CANNON FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A 5-year-old rural Cannon Falls boy is dead after he fell from the bucket of a skid loader and was crushed.

Goodhue County sheriff’s authorities say Matthew Mallett was riding in the skid loader driven by a 49-year-old woman when the accident happened Thursday evening.

The Post-Bulletin (http://bit.ly/1d9ZEQz ) reports the boy was taken to a Cannon Falls hospital, where he died.

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Information from: Post-Bulletin, http://www.postbulletin.com

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