An 8-year-old boy died Wednesday evening in a four-wheeler accident, according to an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office news release.
The boy and a 7-year-old girl were riding a four-wheeler in a pasture at 931 E. Flonacher Road when they lost control of the four-wheeler and it flipped over, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks said in the release.
The boy was transported to a hospital and later pronounced dead, Hicks said.
The girl was treated on scene for minor injuries, Hicks said.
Deputies are still investigating the accident, Hicks said.