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Seven-year-old boy dies in four wheeler accident


A Jackson County boy has died after he rolled his four-wheeler Thursday night.

Austin Reuter, 7, had been doing chores at his farm located at 28620 Centerville Road in rural LaMotte when the accident happened.

His mother found the four-wheeler on top of him at 7:21 p.m. He was taken to a Dubuque hospital where he died.

Karla Reuter, Austin's mother, lived on the farm where the accident happened. His father is from Potosi, Wisconsin.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate why the accident happened. LaMotte Fire and Rescue and Bellevue Ambulance assisted at the scene.

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