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14-year-old Immokalee boy killed in ATV accident

HENDRY COUNTY -- A 14-year-old Immokalee boy was killed and a 13-year-old Immokalee boy injured in an all terrain vehicle accident on Sept. 19, just after 10 a.m., according to the Florida Highway Patrol Report. Two other passengers were not injured. The FHP report...

Family of injured Robinson boy sues farm implement company

The family of a 4-year-old Robinson boy who lost both hands in a farm implement accident last year is suing the Bryan farm equipment company that retrofitted the machinery. The accident occurred Nov. 13, 2020, on the boy’s family ranch in Milam County, and doctors...

Teen dies in ATV crash in Morgan County

An 18-year-old girl died tragically last week following a bizarre four-wheeler incident at Buckhead’s Callidora Ranch. According to Morgan County Fire and Rescue Chief Jeff Stone, the teen was pronounced dead at Athens Piedmont Hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 8, one day...

8-year-old boy dies in ATV crash Monday night in southwest Kansas

OFFERLE, Kan. (WIBW) - An 8-year-old boy has died after the all-terrain vehicle he was riding crashed Monday night in Ford County in southwest Kansas, authorities said. The crash was reported at 7:07 p.m. Monday at 10626 134th Road, about five miles southwest of...

12-year-old girl dies after UTV crash in Town of Leeds

On Sunday, Oct. 24, at approximately 6:08 p.m., the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center was notified of a crash involving a UTV in the Town of Leeds, according to a news release by Columbia County Sheriff Roger Brandner. The initial 911 call went to the...

Deputies: 12-year-old girl killed in northeast Iowa UTV crash

WINTHROP, Iowa (AP) - Sheriff's officials in northeastern Iowa say a 12-year-old girl was killed when the utility vehicle she was driving overturned and pinned her. Sheriff's deputies say the crash happened Sunday evening in Buchanan County southeast of Winthrop....

7-year-old Missouri boy dies after falling off a hayride

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — A 7-year-old Missouri boy died Saturday after he fell off a hayrack ride and was struck by the trailer he had been riding in. The Jackson County Sheriff's office said the accident was reported around 7:45 p.m. Saturday in a rural area outside...