Sweetwater County officials say that an 11-year-old boy died in a single-ATV crash, near Rock Springs, on Saturday.
At approximately 7:20 p.m. on March 21, 2020, Sweetwater County Sheriff’s deputies say that they; as well as Rock Springs Police Department officers, Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers and Sweetwater County area EMS/fire personnel; responded to a single-vehicle ATV crash located east of Rock Springs.
A 2013 Honda TRX680 was travelling along a two-track road when, for unknown reasons, the ATV exited the roadway, lost control and overturned.
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The ATV’s 11-year-old driver was not wearing a helmet and was pinned under the vehicle for several minutes. Efforts to revive the juvenile on-scene were unsuccessful and the driver was pronounced deceased.