Meeker County Sheriff

(Forest City MN-) A child is in the hospital after an accident at a tree farm in Meeker County Friday afternoon. The Meeker County Sheriff's Department says at 350 p.m. Friday they were called to the tree farm in Forest City Township, 7 miles northeast of Litchfield. A 6-year-old boy was riding on a trailer with his parents and friends when he fell off and was run over by the trailer. The child was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center with internal injuries which were not believed to be life-threatening. The child's name has not been released, and the sheriff's office says the trailer was privately owned and not part of the tree farm business.