14-year-old girl dies after Nicollet County tractor accident

Teen killed on tractor

(AP) – A 14-year-old girl is dead after a tractor accident in Nicollet County.

KTOE-AM reports that a 16-year old boy of North Mankato was driving the tractor westbound on Highway 99 Thursday night with the girl as a passenger.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported that the boy hit a bump, lost control of the tractor and went into a ditch just after 10:40 p.m.

The girl, who lived in Mankato, was taken to a hospital where she died from her injuries.

The boy was also taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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