Young boy killed in Wise County, VA ATV accident

Pound, VA (WYMT/WJHL) - A 9 year old boy died Wednesday when an ATV he was driving flipped and landed on him.

The wreck happened in Wise County in a wooded area behind a residence on Wilderness Path Road.

Virginia State Police said the boy was last seen around 1 p.m. and was reported missing around 4 p.m..

A K-9 search led to the boy's body.

His name has not been released, but a State Trooper said the child was from Pound.

Virginia State Police is assisting in the investigation.

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