Buchanan County UTV crash leaves a 7-year-old dead

posted by Caroline J. Cook - 

June 11, 2018 - Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal UTV crash in Buchanan County. 

The crash happened on Sunday at around 4:15 p.m. about 4.4 miles south of Route 646.

 Officials say a 2014 Polaris 900 RZR was travelling along Route 647 when it ran off the side of the road, hit a utility pole and then went over an embankment.

In the UTV was a 7-year-old passenger who was thrown out. He was transported to Buchanan General Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

The adult driver of the vehicle was not injured. The other passenger, a 3-year-old boy was also transported to Buchanan General Hospital.

The crash remains under investigation.  For updates from ABC-13 WSET, click HERE. 

        

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