GALEN, N.Y. - State police are investigating the death of a 5-year-old child on an upstate New York dairy farm.

Troopers say the child was riding a motorized scooter Sunday evening on a farm in the Town of Galen when he was struck by a tractor that was backing up and towing a large feeder trailer.

The child was pronounced dead at the scene by the Wayne County Coroner's office.

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The case remains under investigation.

Galen is located just north of Cayuga Lake about 50 miles east of Rochester.