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7-year-old dies after falling off float during parade in Baker City

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BAKER CITY, OR (KPTV) -

A 7-year-old boy died Saturday during a parade in Baker City.

Baker City Police Department said the incident happened at 11:17 a.m. when the boy fell off from a float in the Miner's Jubilee Parade and was struck by the rear wheels of a vehicle.

The boy died at the scene.

Police said even thought this was a tragic accident, the Baker County Major Crime Team, along with patrol units from the Baker County Sheriff's Office, Oregon State Police and BCPD are working with District Attorney Matt Shirtcliff to investigate the incident.

The boy's identity has not been released.

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