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Provo police identify toddler who died in trailer accident
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Provo police have identified a child who died when her father accidentally drove a trailer over her as 18-month-old Eliza Scofield.

Police Lt. Mathew Siufanua said Eliza died at the scene of the 8:17 p.m. Thursday accident in the 300 South block of 400 East.

The father was using the trailer to haul concrete and rocks he was excavating alongside his house. He drove forward and felt some bumps, but thought it was due to the roughness of the terrain.

However, his wife came out moments later and found their daughter's body.

Emergency responders arrived, but it was too late to revive the child.

remims@sltrib.com

Twitter: @remims

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