12-year-old dies in dirt bike accident in Floyd County

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The sheriff's office says the victim was driving southbound on Battlefield Memorial Highway, north of Bighill.

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A 12-year-old boy was killed after his dirt bike collided with a motor vehicle in Floyd County over the weekend.

Kentucky State Police say the crash happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday in the Dry Branch area of Little Mud Creek.

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Troopers say the 12-year-old was riding the dirt bike on the highway when the accident happened.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No charges are pending at this time, according to police, but they say they are waiting on the results of a toxicology test.