4-year-old Kingsport boy dies in ATV accident

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) -- Police are investigating after a 4-year-old boy died in an accident involving an all-terrain vehicle.

The Times-News cited Kingsport police in reporting that the child was playing around the parked vehicle and somehow dislodged it. Police say the ATV began rolling down a slope and hit the child, pinning him to a nearby home.

Police said the child suffered fatal injuries.

No charges were filed Tuesday in connection to the accident, and no names were released.

An investigation into the death continues.


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