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Boy, 10, dies in Elk City area four-wheeler accident

A 10-year-old boy was killed when he lost control of the four-wheeler he was driving, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: July 21, 2014 at 8:44 pm •  Published: July 21, 2014
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A 10-year-old boy was killed Saturday when the four-wheeler he was driving went out of control, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

About 8:30 p.m., the boy, whose name was not released, was driving in a pasture on private property, about 5 miles west and 2.5 miles south of Elk City in Beckham County, when he was thrown from the four-wheeler. It then rolled over him once, troopers said.

The boy, who was not wearing a helmet, died at a nearby hospital.

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