6-year-old dies after an all-terrain vehicle accident

HARTINGTON, Neb. -- The Cedar County Sheriff's Office reported that a 6-year-old died after an all-terrain vehicle accident in northeast Nebraska Saturday morning. 

At 10:49 a.m., the Cedar County Sheriff's Office received a report of the accident that happened on a farmstead north west of Hartington. 

Authorities say that a four-wheel all-terrain vehicle had driven over and embankment and flipped on top of the driver. Cedar County Sheriff's Office, Hartington Fire Department and Hartington Ambulance all responded to the incident. 

Officials say that a 6-year-old male was driving the all-terrain vehicle. He was transported to Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, South Dakota where he was pronounced dead. 

This incident is under investigation. 

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