DUNN COUNTY Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – A four-year-old boy is dead following a farm accident in Dunn County. Emergency crews were called just after eight Wednesday night for a child hit by a skid steer. It happened in the town of Peru, south of Menomonie.

First responders gave medical assistance to the child, but he died at the scene. An initial investigation shows the skid steer was being used by an adult family member when the child was hit by the machine.