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5-year-old Park Hills boy killed in ATV crash

PARK HILLS, MO (KFVS) - A 5-year-old boy was killed in an ATV crash in Park Hills on Sunday.

A father was riding around family property with his son when the four-wheeler began to have mechanical issues.

The father lost control of the four-wheeler, hit a tree and it overturned around 2:45 p.m.

The child was thrown and the ATV landed on him, according to the Park Hills Police Department.

The boy died at a local hospital.

The father had previously worked on the ATV and thought it was fixed.

No criminal charges will be filed.

Police say no drugs or alcohol or were involved.

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