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Child Killed After Being Hit by Machinery on Cape Cod

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A 7-year-old child has died after being struck by machinery on Cape Cod.

According to the Harwich Fire Department, they responded to a call for a child struck at 3:45 p.m. Saturday.

When they arrived, they found a child who had been struck by a skid-steel loader, officials said.

The child was taken to Cape Cod Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

State Police say "evidence suggestes the death was a tragic accident."

The investigation is ongoing.

This story will be updated as more information is made available.

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