4-Year-Old Girl Killed in 'Horrific' Accident on Conn

A Connecticut neighbourhood is in grief over the death of a 4-year-old girl in an accident on her family's farm.

Ellie Kuslis was killed on Saturday afternoon, according to a news release received by PEOPLE from the Watertown Police Department.

Authorities discovered Ellie had become "entangled between a slice seeder that was linked to the rear of a farm tractor operated by her father"

Despite the fact that the tractor was stationary at the time of the event, the bladed equipment "remained engaged," according to authorities.

Ellie was declared dead at the site.

Her cause of death was judged to be blunt force trauma, according to police, who added that the Chief Medical Examiner's Office certified her death as accidental.

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