Boy Dies in ATV Accident

MONTCALM– A 10 year old boy died Thursday evening after an ATV accident in Montcalm.

Dispatch tells WOAY the call came in around 6:45 Thursday evening. The incident happened on Lonesome Pine Road after the vehicle rolled over on the boy.

Detective Sommers with the sheriff’s department says the boys brother was also on the ATV. He was pulled out from underneath the vehicle, but they could not get the 10 year old out.

The Mercer County Sheriff’s Departnent, State Police, Montcalm Fire Department, and Bluefield Rescue Squad all responded.

The boy was taken to Bluefield Regional Medical Center where he later died.

The name of the boy and the cause of the accident have yet to be released.

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