MARION, Ohio (WCMH) – A five-year-old child died while riding an ATV Sunday evening in Marion County.
According to the Marion County Sheriff’s office, deputies responded to a home in the 8600 block of Larue-Green Camp Road in Bowling Green Township, west of Marion. There a five-year-old boy had been involved in a medical emergency while riding an ATV.
The boy was unresponsive, not breathing and CPR was being administered. The victim was taken to Marion General Hospital by Scioto Valley Fire/EMS, but he was pronounced dead at 6:05 p.m.
After an investigation concluded it was determined that the boy died from a preexisting medical condition, and not from an ATV crash as originally reported by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.