Child Killed in ATV Crash


Troopers are investigating an ATV crash outside Walsenburg Tuesday afternoon, which resulted in a 5-year-old's death.

The accident happened about 15 miles west of Walsenburg. Troopers say the ATV was going up a steep hill and began to roll backwards. It rolled on top of the two people who were riding it. The child died at the scene.

The driver has been identified as 71-year-old Guy Webber of La Veta. He was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Troopers say neither rider was wearing a helmet.

Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be factors.

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