Toddler killed in ATV accident in East Machias

8:56 AM, Aug 25, 2013   |    comments
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EAST MACHIAS, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A 4-year old boy died in an ATV accident in East Machias on Saturday.

 
The Maine Warden Service says a man, his son and his nephew were riding an ATV when the nephew accidentally stepped on the accelerator. The machine sped up and rolled over an embankment.

The ATV riders were all fine, but the 4-year old brother of the nephew had been in the path of the machine and was crushed in the roll over.

He died at the scene.
The incident remains under investigation.

NEWS CENTER

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