Boy, 8, dies in UTV crash in southern Wisconsin

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BRODHEAD, Wis. (AP) -- An 8-year-old boy from rural Brodhead is dead after losing control and crashing an off-road utility vehicle in southern Wisconsin.

Rock County sheriff's authorities say deputies were called to the rollover Saturday night in a farm field.

Authorities say the boy failed to negotiate a curve and the utility vehicle rolled down a 6-foot berm, throwing the boy and pinning him underneath.

The boy's father and a farmhand were able to free the boy and begin CPR. The boy was taken to a hospital but later pronounced dead.

The sheriff's office says the boy was familiar with the utility vehicle but was not wearing a seat belt.

The boy's name has not been released. The accident remains under investigation but no charges are expected.