11-Year-Old Dies in ATV Accident

By KOLR10 News

Published 06/15 2014 01:11PM

Updated 06/15 2014 09:42PM

SALEM, Mo.-- An 11-year-old boy is dead after an ATV accident June 14.

The accident occurred on private property just 13 miles south of Salem.

In reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol it says that Preston R. Gill, 11, of Salem, Mo. was driving the all-terrain vehicle too fast when he traveled off the roadway and crashed with the vehicle landing on top of him.

Gill was taken to Salem Memorial Hospital by ambulance but the young boy succumbed to his injuries shortly after the crash.

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