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8-year-old boy dies in ATV crash Monday night in southwest Kansas

Published: Oct. 26, 2021 at 5:59 AM CDT
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OFFERLE, Kan. (WIBW) - An 8-year-old boy has died after the all-terrain vehicle he was riding crashed Monday night in Ford County in southwest Kansas, authorities said.

The crash was reported at 7:07 p.m. Monday at 10626 134th Road, about five miles southwest of Offerle.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the boy, identified as Nicholas Williams, of Offerle, was riding a 2004 Honda TRX400 ATV at the time of the crash. The patrol said ATV overturned at a field entrance.

Nicholas was taken to Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City, where he was pronounced dead.

The patrol said Nicholas, who was alone on the ATV, wasn’t wearing a helmet.

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