Child dead after ATV crash on weekend

EAST GARAFRAXA – An East Garafraxa child is dead following a serious ATV crash here.

On April 3 emergency crews were called to a house in East Garafraxa where an 11-year-old child was operating a family-owned ATV on private property, Dufferin OPP officials say.

“The child’s father became concerned when he could no longer hear the ATV, went looking for the child, where he subsequently located the ATV crashed in a field and the child injured,” states the OPP press release.

The child was transported to Groves hospital in Fergus and succumbed to their injuries.

The name of the child and their family is not being released at this time, police say.

Anyone with information related to his incident can contact PC Pitton at the Dufferin OPP.