5-year-old dies in ATV accident

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PARK HILLS, Mo. (AP) _ A 5-year-old boy is dead after an ATV accident in southeast Missouri.

The Daily Journal newspaper of Park Hills, Missouri reports that the accident happened Sunday afternoon in the yard of a Park Hills home. The name of the child has not been released.

Police believe the boy was a passenger on an ATV driven by his father. The vehicle apparently malfunctioned, causing it to crash into a tree and flip onto the child.
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Information from: Daily Journal, http://dailyjournalonline.com