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Bozeman boy killed in ATV crash

Posted at 11:06 AM, Sep 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-03 14:07:42-04


BOZEMAN – A 12-year-old boy from Bozeman died in an ATV crash near Clarkston on Sunday, according to the Montana Highway Patrol.

MHP said the crash happened at around 2:15 p.m. on Skyline Road near the intersection with Spring Valley Road.

The boy was northbound on a 2011 Yamaha 450 and rolled it when making a left-hand turn.

MHP confirmed that the boy was wearing a helmet.

The boy became pinned under the ATV and was trapped for two hours before being found.

He died at the scene.

According to MHP, road conditions were bare and dry, though deep ruts in the road are suspected of being a contributing factor.

The boy’s name has not been released.