BREAKING: 7 year old deceased following accident at Mercersburg farm

03 July 2024- A 7 year old boy is deceased, according to the Pennsylvania State Police and the coroner after an accident at a farm in Montgomery Township.

PSP were called to the area around Young Road and Mercersburg Road, Montgomery Township on July 2nd at 10:15am for a 7 year old male struck by a piece of machinery. The investigation determined that the young male was assisting in the field when the accident occurred.

PSP have not released what exactly caused the death of this child, but have determined it to not be suspicious in nature, with no evidence of foul play.

The name of the victim has not been released to the public, but they were identified as a white, non-Hispanic male, seven years of age.