Two juveniles injured in ATV accidents

A 14-year-old boy (juvenile) was injured while operating an ATV on private property in Muldrow Wednesday afternoon, according to a report by Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Steven Crooks of the Sequoyah County Detachment Troop C.

The accident occurred about 3:27 p.m. on private property in the area of S. 4715 Rd.

According to the report, the 14-year-old was driving a 2009 Honda Foreman ATV through an open field on a trail and departed the trail to the north and rolled the ATV one time. The driver was ejected from the ATV and landed south of the vehicle.

The juvenile was transported by Air Evac to St. Francis Children’s Hospital in Tulsa with lower leg injuries, Crooks said in the report.

Crooks was assisted by Trooper Timothy Parrish, Maple Fire Department and Pafford EMS.

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10-year-old Donegal boy awarded for his bravery after raising the alarm on farm accident

10-year-old Donegal boy awarded for his bravery after raising the alarm on farm accident

Owen Cunningham (10), who raised the alarm when his father fell from a cliff while fencing on their farm, has been awarded for his bravery.

The boy, from Kilcar, Co Donegal, was with his father, Seamus, when the accident occurred last November. Having no phone with him, Owen ran home to raise the alarm before cycling back to his injured father and waiting for help.

His father was treated for his injuries by a National Ambulance Service Paramedic and Advanced Paramedic from Killybegs Ambulance Station before being airlifted from the scene by the Coast Guard R118 helicopter.

Owen was presented with a certificate of bravery by the HSE’s National Ambulance Service (NAS) on Feb 2nd at Kilcar National School, where he is a pupil.

Those who attended the incident were so impressed with his calm and brave response and wanted to acknowledge it.

Owen’s father, Seamus has said he’s very proud of his son and that the outcome could have been much worse, had he not been there. “He is a very brave boy. It took a lot of guts for him to do what he did. He stayed with me the whole time.”

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Police investigating tractor accident that killed 3-year-old boy in Arkansas

toddarbini/iStock(MELBOURNE, Ark.) — Authorities in Arkansas are investigating a tractor accident that killed a 3-year-old boy.

Police responded to a call in northern Arkansas on Monday afternoon and said they found the toddler unresponsive at the scene.

First responders fought to administer life-saving efforts, but the child died a short time later, according to the Izard County Sheriff’s Department.

The department said he died in a logging accident on a property in Melbourne, Arkansas, about 125 miles north of Little Rock. It did not disclose the circumstances of the accident, but it said he’d been ran over by the tractor.

Authorities have not released the boy’s identity because his family has yet to be notified.

The toddler and his family received an outpouring of love on social media as county residents rushed to the sheriff’s department’s Facebook page to offer condolences.

“Please remember to send up prayers for the ambulance crew and first responders while remembering the family, these calls deeply affect them also, thanks,” one Facebook user wrote.

“I couldn’t even imagine having to respond to such a scene. Prayers for all responders, and prayers for the precious souls family,” another user added.

The department’s post racked up nearly 1,000 comments, reactions and shares in just a few hours.

Police did not offer details about the child’s connection to the property, and the investigation is ongoing.

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One-year-old run over by tractor

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – An accident involving a child and farm tractor has sent the young child to the hospital, according to officials.

Landrum Fire Department officials say they received a call about a 1-year-old child run over by a tractor shortly before 4:00 p.m.

Firefighters say when they arrived the child was breathing and crying, which they say is a good sign.

The child was transported to the hospital via helicopter.

This is a breaking story. We will update online and on-air as we learn more.

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Boy, 9, Killed In ATV Crash; 10-Year-Old Driver Survives

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities have identified the 9-year-old central Minnesota boy killed early Sunday evening in an ATV crash.

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office says Gabe Beumer, of Hillman, was killed just after 5 p.m. when the side-by-side ATV he was a passenger on flipped by a cornfield near Hillman.

The driver of the ATV was a 10-year-old boy, who was treated and released from a St. Cloud hospital for minor injuries.

Investigators say the boys were not wearing seat belts at the time of the crash. The sheriff’s office is still investigating.

2-year-old boy pulled from pond dies at Maine hospital

CORNVILLE, Maine (AP) A 2-year-old boy found unresponsive in a small farm pond has died at a hospital, officials said Thursday.

First-responders performed CPR on the boy Tuesday in Cornville, and he was transported to a hospital in Skowhegan before being transferred by LifeFlight helicopter to Eastern Maine Medical Center.

The child was initially in critical condition but he died Wednesday night, a public safety spokesperson said.

The boy was a relative’s house when the incident happened, and the homeowner thought he was inside the house, said Shannon Moss, spokesperson for the Maine Department of Public Safety.

The boy was in the pond for a short period before the homeowner discovered he was missing and located him, she said.

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