Boy Killed In ATV Crash

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(KNSI) - A boy died in an ATV accident in Meeker County.

The sheriff's office says 11-year-old Caleb Robert Karnitz was riding in the 31000-block of 580th Ave in Harvey Township, a few miles north of Litchfield when he became trapped under the ATV. The crash happened around 4:15 on Monday afternoon.

Deputies say the Hutchinson boy was alone and it appears the ATV flipped after taking a hard turn and landed on Karnitz.

The boy wasn't breathing. People on the scene started CPR started before EMS arrived.

Karnitz was taken by helicopter to St. Cloud Hospital where he died.

The accident remains under investigation.

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