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BREAKING: 13-Year-Old Land O’ Lakes Boy Dies in a Tragic ATV Accident

LAND O’ LAKES, Fla. – According to Florida Highway Patrol, a 13-year-old boy from Land O’ Lakes was killed in a tragic ATV accident on Wednesday afternoon.

Troopers say an 11-year-boy from Knoxville Tennesee was riding a John Deere 825I ATV and was traveling westbound on a trail near 22501 SR-52. A 13-year-old boy, from Land O’ Lakes, was riding a Polaris Ranger Crew ATV and was traveling northbound on a trail near 22501 SR-52. The ATV’s entered a crossing between the trails at the same time and the front of the John Deer collided with the right side of Polaris. Upon impact, the 13-year-old boy was ejected from the ATV which overturned onto the child, who suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the crash.

We will update this story if more details are released.

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