The Goodhue County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 5 year old boy who was riding in the bucket of a skid loader.
The Office receives a call on August 22, 2013 at 6:29 p.m. that the boy had been injured in a skid loader accident at his residence on Sunset Trail in Cannon Falls Township.
Matthew Mallett was riding in the bucket of a skid loader driven by Gail Henderson, 49, who lived at the same residence (Great-Aunt of the victim). Matthew fell out of the bucket and was crushed by the skid loader.
Matthew was transported to Cannon Falls Hospital where he died from his injuries.