N.S. girl, 7, dies after being struck by farming equipment: police

Police say the grass was about a metre high and the girl wasn’t visible right before the collision. Image courtesy of CTV News

By The Canadian, Press, July 20, 2017 

CLEMENTSVALE, N.S. — RCMP say a seven-year-old girl has died of injuries she suffered when her leg was severed by a farm tractor that struck her as she played in a hay field in rural Nova Scotia.

Cpl. Jennifer Clarke said in a release Thursday night that the girl succumbed to her injuries earlier in the evening.

RCMP Sgt. Terry Miller said the child was alone in the field that was being mowed when the accident happened at around 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Clementsvale area.

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