FRANKLIN, Neb. — Authorities have released the name of a 9-year-old boy killed in the crash of an all-terrain vehicle at a south-central Nebraska farm.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says the crash occurred Friday evening. A news release says Ryan Molzahn was driving the ATV on his family’s farm near Naponee (NA’-poh-nee) when the vehicle rolled down a 70-foot embankment.

The boy was pronounced dead at Harlan County Hospital in Alma.

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