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ATV FLIPS, KILLS FALLS BOY, 12

A 12-year-old boy died late Tuesday afternoon after the all-terrain vehicle he was riding flipped on top of him.

Adam LaGamba of 554 79th St. was pronounced dead on arrival at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center at about 5:30 p.m. Niagara County Coroner James M. Joyce the boy died of a head injury.

The accident occurred in the yard of 79th Street School, across the street from the boy's home, Joyce said.

The boy, who was not wearing a helmet, apparently lost control of the vehicle, said Joyce, who called the three-wheeled vehicles "highly
unstable and very dangerous."

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