A 7-year-old boy was killed on Friday after being trapped underneath a tractor that his father had been driving, according to Vermont State Police.
First responders arrived to a farm field on Route 36 in Fairfield where the accident occurred at about 1 p.m.
Investigators told NBC5 that Grady Howrigan's father, Luke Howrigan, 38, was driving the tractor with Grady as a passenger. Howrigan was transporting a manure tanker that was attached to the tractor when both overturned due to the steep terrain.
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Police said Luke Howrigan was able to get free but could not free the child.
The seven-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene. His father was treated for non-life threatening injuries at Northwestern Medical Center.