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Weight Lifting Equipment Kills Local Boy

Posted by wlpo on July 19, 2011

A weight bar is what killed a 5-year old boy from rural La Salle County.

Peoria County Coroner Johnna Ingersoll says Paul Miller of Ophir Township died of abdominal trauma.  A weight bar fell onto him.

Miller was flown to St. Francis Medical Center Thursday night where he died.  He was found unresponsive at a home earlier in the day in Ottawa.

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