Boy dies in west Kansas ATV accident

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HAMILTON CO., Kan. (KAKE)) -

A boy has died in an ATV accident in western Kansas Saturday night.

Around 5 p.m., the boy was driving east on River Road – about three miles west of Kansas Highway 27 in the Hamilton County, near Syracuse.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the ATV began to rotate clockwise on all four tires going broadside. The ATV went off the road, south of River Road, and rotated over the driver’s side; it’s unknown how many times it did this.

The boy, 7, was thrown from the ATV. He was taken to a hospital, where he later died. 

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