2 boys killed in go-kart crash

ALTAMONT, Tenn. (AP) -- Two young brothers in Tennessee have been killed after their go-kart rolled onto a road and was hit by a car.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol told WRCB-TV that the impact sent the go-kart about 100 feet down the road and both boys, 11-year-old Nicholas Keener and 4-year-old Calvin Keener, were partially ejected.

Emergency crews responded to the scene Saturday afternoon in Grundy County and found Calvin dead at scene. His brother was pronounced dead at Erlanger Medical Center.

Police say no one in the car was injured and no charges are expected to be filed.


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  • by Teresa Location: Rockwood, TN on Feb 20, 2012 at 06:13 PM
    I am so sorry for the loss of your children. My prayers are with your family.
  • by Payne Location: Seymour on Feb 20, 2012 at 05:34 AM
    Very sad. God be with tha family
  • by Millisa Location: Crossville on Feb 19, 2012 at 08:44 PM
    Family has my prayers.
  • by alisha d. Location: knoxville on Feb 19, 2012 at 06:10 PM
    my prayers go out to the family.
  • by Anjee Location: B on Feb 19, 2012 at 01:41 PM
    God Bless this Family!!!!!

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