7-year-old boy dies in Florida ATV accident near Tampa

7-year-old boy dies in Florida ATV accident near Tampa
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DADE CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol said a 7-year-old boy died and five others were injured, including children 2 and 4, when an all-terrain vehicle overturned in a grass field.

Officials said there were six aboard the ATV, which looks a little like a golf cart, but with all-terrain wheels. The Tampa Bay Times reports the boy was driving the ATV.

Three adult men were also riding on the Kawasaki Teryx4 when the vehicle flipped about 8 p.m. Saturday in a field.

The boy died later at a hospital. A 2-year-old boy was seriously injured and a girl, 4, as well as the three men, received minor injuries, the Highway Patrol said.

None of the occupants were wearing helmets, the Highway Patrol said. 

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