For immediate release
April 29, 2023
2-year-old dies from being run over by landscaping equipment:
Spanish Fork, UT- On April 29, 2023 around 12:53 PM Spanish Fork Police, Fire and EMS were dispatched to the area of 1400 N Sunset Drive Spanish Fork, UT on a report of a child that was run over by a piece of equipment. Police learned that the family was doing their own landscaping and the father was working in the backyard on a small stand-up style track loader. When Police, Fire, and EMS arrived lifesaving efforts were performed but the child passed away due to her injuries. Police learned that the father was alone in the backyard working and that the child at some point exited the home without anyone knowing and walked behind the equipment and was run over. This is still an active case.
Spanish Fork Police PIO
Lt. Cory Slaymaker