A fatal accident is under investigation this morning in the Jefferson County Town of Orleans.

Troopers were sent to a home on Dog Hill Road in the hamlet of Lafargeville on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at approximately 3:30pm.

A nine-year-old boy was playing with his siblings on their farm.  According to a written release from New York State Police, "The victim was in a metal dump cart with his yonger twin sisters, rolling down a hill.  The cart exited the left side of the hill striking rocks and ejecting the victim forward.  The cart struck the victim in the head causing his immediate death."

There is no word on whether his sisters suffered any physical injuries.

Troopers were assisted by the Lafargeville Fire Department and TIERS Rescue.



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