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11-year-old southeast Missouri boy killed when ATV he was driving overturns on top of him


SALEM, Missouri — An 11-year-old southeast Missouri boy is dead after an all-terrain vehicle he was driving went off the road and overturned on top of him.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Gill Preston of Salem was driving the vehicle too fast for conditions when he crashed at 1:35 p.m. Saturday 13 miles south of Salem.

The boy was taken to by ambulance to Salem Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:33 p.m.

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