6-year-old Killed In Tractor Accident

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A 6-year-old boy died after he fell off a tractor his father was driving and was run over. 

The Licking County Sheriff's office responded to the 9000 block of Martinsberg Road in St. Louisville around 5 p.m. Sunday evening. 

Shawn Watson, 25, was hauling wood at the time of the accident, according to a news release. 

Sheriff’s Capt. Dave Starling said another child who was riding on the other side of the tractor, ran to the house and called 911. 

The victim was taken to Licking Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

The sheriff's office is continuing its investigation.