Boy, 9, fatally injured in Arundel ATV accident

April 20, 2005

A 9-year-old boy was fatally injured last night while operating an all-terrain vehicle at a relative's farm in southern Anne Arundel County, authorities reported.

County police said a relative found the Honda ATV overturned about 7:30 p.m. and the boy - wearing a helmet - lying on the ground, said police spokesman Sgt. Shawn Urbas.

The incident occurred on the property in the 4500 block of South Polling House Road in Harwood, police said.

The boy, whose name was not divulged, was taken to Anne Arundel General Hospital and pronounced dead, Urbas said.

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