Child run over by trailer at campgrounds

(WDTN Photo)

New Paris, Ohio (WDTN) – A child was flown to Miami Valley Hospital after being run over by a trailer.

The Darke County Sheriff’s Office along with the New Madison Fire Department and Tri Village Rescue were called to Arrowhead Campgrounds on the 1300 block of Thomas Road. Early reports indicated a child might have been run over by a tractor around 9:30 p.m.

Investigators found a 13-year-old child was run over by a trailer being pulled by a tractor.

The sheriff’s office said the child was attempting to scare passengers during a hayride. The 13-year-old slipped and was run over by the trailer.

Deputies said the child was taken by CareFlight to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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