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Child dies after being pinned under ATV in Nova Scotia

The 5-year-old was taken to hospital after the incident, but pronounced dead a short while later.

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A 5-year-old child is dead after an ATV crash in Nova Scotia.

According to a release, Pictou County District RCMP responded to a report of a youth-model ATV rollover in a wooded area on Scotch Hill Road just after noon Sunday in Scotch Hill.

A 5-year-old child was pinned underneath the vehicle, police said.

Officers and paramedics responded to the scene where the child was removed and taken to hospital, but was pronounced dead a short time later.

An RCMP Collision Analyst was on the scene, and the investigation in ongoing.

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