11-Year-Old Boy Killed in ATV Accident

By David Klassen

An 11-year-old Portage la Prairie boy died Friday afternoon after the four-wheel ATV he and another 11-year-old boy were riding on overturned.

RCMP were called to a farm property just east of Portage la Prairie at about 3:30 p.m. where they found the boy trapped underneath the vehicle he was operating.

The injured boy was taken to Portage General Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. His passenger escaped without any injuries.

Police continue to investigate.

No name will be released.