No charges to be filed after 7-year-old boy dies in Buchanan County UTV crash
Police have ruled the crash an accident
BUCHANAN COUNTY, Va. – State police say no charges will be filed after Sunday's deadly utility vehicle crash in Buchanan County.
A 7-year-old boy died after being thrown from a 2014 Polaris 900 RZR that his 30-year-old father was driving.
The father was not injured in the crash, while his other son, a 3-year-old boy, who was also riding in the vehicle, was taken to Buchanan General Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
A 7-year-old boy died Sunday after being thrown from a utility vehicle, according to state police.
The crash happened Sunday at 4:15 p.m., on Route 647 in Buchanan County about 4.4 miles south of Route 646 when police said a 2014 Polaris 900 RZR ran off the right side of the road, hit a utility pole and then went over an embankment.
Police said the 7-year-old passenger was thrown from the UTV and taken to Buchanan General Hospital, where he later died of his injuries.
The man driving the vehicle was not hurt while a 3-year-old boy also riding in the vehicle was taken to Buchanan General Hospital.
The crash remains under investigation.
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