Officials: 12-year-old killed in ATV crash west of Wichita

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WICHITA, Kan. — Authorities in south-central Kansas say a 12-year-old child has died after an all-terrain vehicle and dirt bike collided on private property west of Wichita.

Television station KSN reports that the accident happened Sunday afternoon in Reno County. Investigators say the 12-year-old and another juvenile were riding the ATV and dirt bike on the property when the two collided around 5 p.m. Sunday. Reno County Sheriff’s deputies and medics responded to the crash, and the child was rushed to a hospital and later died. Officials have not released the name or gender of the child.

Investigators say the child was wearing protective equipment at the time of the crash.

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