Child Killed on 4-Wheeler

8-1-06- A 9 year old Atoka County boy is dead after an accident on a 4-wheeler near Caney. It happened about 8:00 p.m. Tuesday evening on Mt. Carmel Road in Atoka County.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, 9-year-old James Alexander was riding the vehicle in a pasture behind his family's home. When he failed to return from his ride after 30 minutes, his parents went to check on him and discovered him underneath the 4-wheeler.

The boy was taken to a local hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead.

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