HENDERSON, Texas (KETK) – A 5-year-old died after being thrown from an ATV in Henderson on Saturday, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
A DPS press release said, at 4:12 p.m. on Saturday a 2013 Polaris Ranger was being driven north on County Road 485. The driver lost control while trying to keep one of his passengers in the vehicle, officials said.
According to a preliminary investigation, the driver then overcorrected and the vehicle rolled over on it’s side and ejected a 5-year old boy.
The 5-year-old boy was declared dead at the scene. Officials said the driver and another passenger, a 9-year-old boy, had no injuries reported.
A DPS investigation into the crash is ongoing.