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Marquette Co. teen killed in tragic accident

TOWN OF WESTFIELD (WKOW) -- The Marquette County Sheriff's Office says a 13-year-old boy died in a tragic accident over the weekend.

Around 9:05 p.m., the department received a call about a missing boy who had wandered into a wooded area next to his home in the Town of Westfield.

Officers the Sheriff's Department the Village of Westfield Fire Department and a K-9 unit from the Waushara County Sheriff's department hit the ground searching for him.

About an hour later, his body was found buried in a make-shift "fort" he was playing in. Authorities say it appears he was digging in a sandy area and the soil collapsed around him.

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