2-year-old dies in town of Wilton tractor accident

A 2-year-old died Sunday after he or she had been involved in a tractor accident on Lilac Avenue in the town of Wilton.

Shortly before 12 p.m., an individual called the Monroe County 911 Communication Center, indicating that a child had been run over and wasn’t responsive.

Emergency personnel arrived and provided medical care to the victim.

“Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of emergency services, the child succumbed to the injuries at the scene and was pronounced dead,” the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office stated.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on the scene by the Monroe County 911 Communications Center, the Norwalk Police Department, the Wilton Ambulance Service, the Wilton Fire Department, the Tomah Area Ambulance, Gundersen Air, and the Monroe County Medical Examiner. 

The Monroe County Sheriff’s and the Medical Examiner’s offices are investigating the incident. The sheriff’s office does not plan to release more information at this time.

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