WALKER (WJON News) -- The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating an incident that killed a 10-year-old in northern Minnesota last week.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to a medical call at a home on Midway Circle in rural Walker around 4:00 p.m. on Thursday.

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Deputies arrived to find a boy who had fallen from a tree and was hurt. Authorities say life-saving measures were started and the boy was taken to a medical helicopter landing zone, but he died before the helicopter arrived.

The Leech Lake Tribal Police, North Memorial Ambulance, and Sanford Air Med assisted at the scene.

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