By Rapid City Journal Staff. From Rapid City Journal. Originally posted on May 6, 2016. Original article.
An all terrain vehicle accident near Edgemont resulted in the death of an 11-year-old boy this week, according to state authorities.
The accident happened W
ednesday on a private property on Red Canyon Road about eight miles east of Edgemont, according to Tony Mangan, the public information officer for the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.
ers: a 16-year-old girl in the front passenger’s seat, and the 11-year-old boy, in the rear. All three were from Edgemont.
The 11-year-old who died was identified by authorities as Logan Van Eaton of Edgemont. The names of the other two teens were not released.
boarded the ATV, and the driver was turning the wheel to exit the corral when the vehicle fell into a hole, and rolled over on its passenger side. The driver and female passenger escaped unharmed. The 11-year-old boy had fallen out, Mangan said, and the vehicle rolled over on top of him. His injuries, Mangan said, proved fatal.