Boy, 7, stable after being run over by small excavator

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BUCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A 7-year-old boy is recovering after being run over by an excavator in Dillwyn, according to a Buckingham County emergency manager.

Cody Davis says emergency crews responded to the 8600 block of Andersonville Road just after 1 p.m. following a machinery accident involving a minor. 

Davis said the child came in contact with a small excavator. The child was taken to the University of Virginia Medical Center in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries. 

“There were no extensive injuries that were clearly visible,” Davis added. No foul play is suspected. 

Buckingham Co. Fire & Rescue, Buckingham Co. Sheriff’s Office and Dillwyn Volunteer Fire Department all responded. 

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