7-year-old boy killed in Buchanan County UTV crash

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A 7-year-old boy has died following a UTV crash on Route 647 in Buchanan County.

According to Virginia State Police, the crash occurred Sunday around 4:15 p.m. Police said a 2014 Polaris 900 RZR was on Route 647 about 4.4 miles south of Route 646. The vehicle ran off the right side of the road, hit a utility pole and went over an embankment. The 7-year-old boy was thrown from the vehicle. He was taken to Buchanan General Hospital where he died later Sunday.

The adult man operating the vehicle was not hurt. A 3-year-old boy was taken by family to the hospital. His condition has not been released.

The crash remains under investigation.

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