Teenage boy dead in Washoe Co. sledding accident

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Updated: 2/18/2013 12:41 pm

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a teenage boy is dead as the result of a sledding accident in southern Washoe County.

The sheriff's office says it received a call about the accident Sunday afternoon.

Sgt. Chris Banks tells the Reno Gazette-Journal the the youth was sledding down a hill and hit a tree.

Banks says efforts were made at the scene to try and revive the boy.

The paper reports that the boy's name and age were not immediately known.


Information from: Reno Gazette-Journal, http://www.rgj.com


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