Boy Killed in Western Wis. Snow Plowing Accident

Updated: 12/11/2012 10:53 PM KSTP.com By: Scott Theisen

A pickup truck with a snowplow fatally hit a 4-year-old boy in Western Wisconsin.

According to the St. Croix County Sheriff's Office the truck hit the child in Star Prairie Township around 11:52 a.m. Tuesday on the 1000 block of 238th Avenue South.

The child was pronounced dead at Westfield's Hospital in New Richmond.

According to authorities, based on preliminary information one of the boy's family members was driving the truck.

Additional details have not been released.