Northeast Mo. Boy Dies In ATV Accident

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GREENTOP, MO. (AP) _ A 7-year-old northeast Missouri boy is dead as the result of an all-terrain vehicle accident.

The accident happened Sunday evening near Greentop in Adair County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 26-year-old William Arrieta of Austin, Texas, was driving a Polaris Ranger with two children as passengers when he lost control and the ATV overturned and landed on all three of them.

One of the passengers was 7-year-old Brody Schoonover of Kirksville, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Arrieta was hospitalized with what the patrol called minor injuries. A 6-year-old passener, Aiden Nevars of Austin, also had minor injuries.

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