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Iowa child dies after crashing UTV

LEON (AP) — A 3-year-old boy has died after driving a utility terrain vehicle into a parked trailer in southern Iowa.

The boy had been riding in the UTV as a passenger with two relatives in Leon, The Des Moines Register reports.

But the boy got into the driver’s seat after his two relatives got off, according to the Iowa State Patrol crash report. The child then drove the vehicle into a parked fifth-wheel trailer.

He was taken to the hospital but died of his injuries. He wasn’t wearing a seatbelt.