Wyoming boy killed in all-terrain vehicle crash

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ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — A 9-year-old boy died in a weekend all-terrain vehicle crash near the Killpecker Sand Dunes in southwestern Wyoming.

Officials with the Wyoming Highway Patrol tell the Casper Star-Tribune that Gian Ortega was riding the ATV Saturday night when it went off Chilton Road in Sweetwater County and overturned.

The boy was not wearing a helmet and was thrown from the vehicle.

He was pronounced dead at the hospital in Rock Springs.


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