Boy dies from injuries suffered in ATV accident

HOUSTON, Miss. (AP) – A boy seriously hurt riding a four-wheeler in Houston on June 3 has died of his injuries.

Houston Police Chief Billy Voyles tells The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal ( authorities were informed Sunday night the 12-year-old, whose name has not been released, died from head injuries he received when the ATV he was riding hit a parked car and careened into a telephone pole.

Voyles said at the time of the accident two boys were riding the four-wheeler. One was airlifted to Memphis, Tennessee, in very serious condition and the other youngster was treated in Tupelo and released to his parents.