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Boy handing out candy at parade gets run over by trailer float

By KBJR News 1

Boy handing out candy at parade gets run over by trailer float

May 27, 2014 Updated May 29, 2014 at 12:10 AM CDT

Arcadia, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- A nine–year–old boy handing out candy during a parade was injured when he slipped and fell off a trailer, then was run over by it.

Joshua Paulson was airlifted to a hospital following the incident at the Broiler Fest parade. The float he was on at the parade was a pick-up truck pulling a tandem axle trailer.

Police say the boy was trying to get off the trailer to pass out more candy.

Ramona Marozas
Rmarozas@kbjr.com