8-year-old killed in ATV accident in Haughton

BOSSIER PARISH, LA (KSLA) - An eight-year-old boy died Saturday after an ATV accident.

Police say the accident happened in a field in the 500 block of South Elm St. in Haughton.

Eight-year-old Lawson Brandon was riding the ATV behind his home with another friend. Police say something caused the ATV to flip over, trapping Brandon under it. Brandon's grandmother was able to pull him out from under the ATV.

He was flown to LSU Hospital, where he later died from severe head trauma.

Police say neither boy was wearing a helmet.

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