Florida child dies in ATV accident while visiting family in Mississippi

Published 3:24 pm Wednesday, June 5, 2024

A Florida child visiting family in Mississippi was killed in a crash involving an ATV.

WLOX News in Biloxi reports that the 11-year-old boy was killed when the ATV struck a utility pole while attempting to avoid another vehicle.

Officials with the Moss Point Police report that the accident occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m. Saturday on Griffin Street.

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The child, who was visiting family in Moss Point, was taken to a hospital in Pascagoula. He later died from his injuries.