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9-year-old boy trampled by cattle near Iowa, Grant county line, officials say

LIVINGSTON, Wis. - A 9-year-old boy was trampled by cattle Thursday afternoon on a farm near the Iowa and Grant county lines, officials said.

Emergency crews were called just before 2 p.m. to a farm on County Road IG just down the road from the Iowa-Grant High School in Livingston, emergency dispatchers told News 3.

The Iowa County Sheriff's Office said the boy went into a pen to assist with a young animal and was trampled by some cattle. His 16-year-old sister was able to help him walk out of the pen shortly after being struck by the cattle. 

The boy suffered severe internal injuries and was taken by Montfort EMS and then Med Flight to UW Hospital, officials said. 

The 16-year-old was taken by private carrier to be checked out for any possible injuries, the sheriff’s office said. 

Sheriff’s officials said the incident was accidental.


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