11-year-old dies in fatal ATV accident
PABLO — A tragedy occurred on Sunday, March 20 when an 11-year-old boy died in an ATV accident in Pablo.
According to the report released by Montana Highway Patrol, Edward Hamilton of Missoula had been driving a Polaris ATV northbound on Canal Road, and attempted to make a U-turn when he reached Snyder Hill Lane. The vehicle did not clear the turn, however, and went off the west side of the road into an embankment. The ATV overturned, causing blunt force trauma to its driver, who died on scene.
“The Lake County Sheriff and Coroner’s Office sends our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased,” Sheriff Don Bell said in a statement.