By The Farmington Daily Times Staff. From The Farmington Daily Times. Originally posted: September 19, 2014. Original Article.
FARMINGTON — The 7-year-old Aztec boy injured earlier this week in a farm-related accident died on Thursday evening at the University of New Mexico Hospital, according to an obituary.
The boy, Dylan Brown, was critically injured after being crushed by a front-end loader tractor his father was using to spread mulch on the family’s farm, according to a press release from the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office. The incident occurred at about 7 p.m. Tuesday at the family’s residence at 16401 U.S. Highway 550, the release states.
The boy was transported by helicopter to San Juan Regional Medical Center and then flown to UNM Hospital, the release states.
Detective Lt. Cory Tanner said the incident was under review, but there was no indication of criminal negligence or conduct in the child’s death.
Brown was enrolled in the second grade at Farmington Mennonite School, his obituary states.
He is survived by his parents, Mike and Emily, and his four brothers, Darrel, Darrin, Devin and Delmer.
Condolences may be sent to the Brown family at 16401 U.S. Highway 550, Aztec, NM 87410.
A viewing has been scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Farmington Mennonite Church, 26 Road 5577 in Farmington. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday at First Baptist Church of Bloomfield, 200 W. Sycamore Ave. Brown will be buried in the cemetery at Farmington Mennonite Church.