12-year-old boy dies in Illinois skid loader accident

Sep 21, 2015

Authorities in western Illinois say a 12-year-old boy has died after an accident with a piece of construction equipment on his family's property.

Grant L. Garriga of Liberty was pronounced dead Sunday afternoon. The Adams County coroner says the boy fell off of a skid loader and died when the equipment ran over him.

The skid loader was being used to move brush when the accident happened.