The Penobscot Sheriff’s Department and the Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit are investigating an accidental death of a 4-month-old child in the town of Stacyville.

A 4-month-old infant yesterday (Oct. 14) fell out of a horse-drawn carriage onto the road and suffered life-threatening injuries.

Several people witnessed the event which occurred on Route 11, The Station Road in Stacyville. The infant was transported from the scene by ambulance with a significant head injury.

The infant died from injuries after being transported to the Millinocket General Hospital. The investigation is ongoing.