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Child injured by hay bale after searching for kittens in neighboring Fond Du Lac Co | By Sergeant Logan Will

August 25, 2022 – Fond Du Lac Co., WI – On Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at 2:50 p.m., the Fond du Lac County Communications Center received a 911 call of a large hay bale that had fallen on a 9-year-old female at W3551 Sunny Rd, which is in the Township of Eden.
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Deputies from the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office along with Campbellsport Ambulance, City of Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue, and Eden Fire Department and First Responders were dispatched. ThedaStar medical helicopter was requested to the scene and flew the juvenile female to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin – Milwaukee with serious injuries.
The investigation revealed that three children, all of whom are related to one another, were chasing after kittens in a barn. Two of the children climbed up onto two large hay bales that were stacked on top of one another while the 9-year-old female remained on the ground level. The hay bales tipped over, trapping the 9-year-old Town of Eden female under the hay bale. Two adults on the scene were able to remove the child from underneath the hay bale.
The incident is not considered suspicious and none of the other children were injured.

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