Child dead after ATV accident in Kingsport - WNCT

Child dead after ATV accident in Kingsport

Posted: Updated:
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • April Mugshots

    April Mugshots

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:42:32 GMT
    Thomas Allen WinstonThomas Allen Winston
    The following are mugshots and charges of individuals arrested between April 1-4 by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
    The following are mugshots and charges of individuals arrested between April 1-4 by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
  • Brewery looks into Johnson City; survey explores beer climate in Tri-Cities

    Brewery looks into Johnson City; survey explores beer climate in Tri-Cities

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:43 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:43:11 GMT
    A nationwide trend is taking root in the Tri-Cities; microbreweries are opening across the area. So far this spring, two breweries have plans to open; one in Kingsport and one in Bristol, Tennessee. Another company wants to cash in on the industry’s popularity and is looking into opening up shop in Johnson City. That company reached out to the Washington County Economic Development Council to get a feel for the beer climate in Johnson City. The Economic Development Council then created a sur...
    A nationwide trend is taking root in the Tri-Cities; microbreweries are opening across the area. So far this spring, two breweries have plans to open; one in Kingsport and one in Bristol, Tennessee. Another company wants to cash in on the industry’s popularity and is looking into opening up shop in Johnson City. That company reached out to the Washington County Economic Development Council to get a feel for the beer climate in Johnson City. The Economic Development Council then created a sur...
  • Do you owe Johnson City? City, police to use collections agency for thousands of unpaid fines

    Do you owe Johnson City? City, police to use collections agency for thousands of unpaid fines

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-04-25 03:58:23 GMT
    The Johnson City Municipal Court says it will work with a collections agency to satisfy delinquent citations. 
    The Johnson City Municipal Court says it will work with a collections agency to satisfy delinquent citations. 
KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) -

A 4-year-old boy is dead after an ATV rolled down a hill and pinned him against a house in Kingsport, police said Tuesday.

Just after 4 p.m., police said the child was playing "with and around" the ATV parked at the crest of a hill near a home in 500 block of Rogan Street.

"Apparently the child pushed and pulled the ATV and dislodged it from its resting point," said  Ptl. Tom Patton, K.P.D. Community Relations & Crime Prevention Unit.  "While the child was in front of the ATV, it began to descend down the slope toward the house below. The ATV pinned the child against the house. The child received fatal injuries in the accident."

Patton said the ATV engine was not running.  No keys were in the ignition. 

While the investigation isn't finished, no charges have not been filed.

No other information was released by police Tuesday night.

Copyright 2013 WJHL.  All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

3221 South Evans Street
Greenville N.C. 27834

Telephone: 252.355.8500
Fax: 252.355.8568
Email: newsdesk@wnct.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.