By Sara Powers

BRANDON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 2-year-old boy fell from a tractor in Oakland County and died, authorities said.

The boy was riding with a 33-year-old driver Saturday in Brandon Township. The man told officers that he had been drinking alcohol prior to the tractor ride, the sheriff’s office said Monday.

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The Sterling Heights boy was taken to Ascension Genesys Hospital in Grand Blanc Township. The cause of death was blunt force trauma.

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“The investigation results will be forwarded to the prosecutor’s office for review once the blood results are returned,” the sheriff’s office said, referring to the driver’s blood-alcohol level.

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