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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...

Teen hospitalized after three vehicle accident involving tractor

Hankinson, N.D. (Valley News Live) - A 16-year-old from Hankinson is in critical condition at Sanford Hospital after being involved in a three-vehicle accident. A Honda Odyssey driven by 48-year-old Robert Lee Albrecht was driving north on 167th Ave SE, while the teen...

UTV Crash Injures Kids

Three children were injured in a UTV crash near Jesup on Saturday afternoon, according to KWWL. The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene just after noon. They found that the UTV had gone into a ditch where it rolled before landing right side up....

Girl seriously injured in horseback riding accident

 16-year-old girl was seriously injured Friday when the horse she was riding at a farm in Groveland apparently got startled, rolled over and landed on top of her, town officials said. Around 6:00 p.m., Groveland police and fire responded to a 911 call for a serious...

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...

Teen dead in ATV crash

A teenager was killed in an ATV crash. The Warren County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were dispatched at 12:32 a.m. Sunday to the 1300 block of Harry Cherry Road regarding the crash: Deputies determined the vehicle was traveling north on Harry Cherry Road when it...

Vehicle strikes tractor, throwing teen onto ground in Dubuque County

WORTHINGTON, Iowa — Authorities said a teenager was injured when he was thrown off a tractor when it was struck by a vehicle Wednesday in Dubuque County. Cael J. Wolfe, 15, of Worthington, was taken by private vehicle to UnityPoint Health-Finley Hospital for...

5-year-old dies in skid steer accident

TOWN OF TURIN — A 5-year-old boy was killed in Lewis County Sunday morning after being hit by a skid steer on East Road, according to law enforcement officials. Sheriff’s deputies said the operator of the skid steer was unloading bales of hay on East Road at about...