Cochise County officials ID 4-year-old crash victim

Cochise County officials ID 4-year-old crash victim

Cochise County officials have identified the 4-year-old boy who died in an off-road vehicle crash near Benson over the weekend.

Wyatt Bell was riding in a Side By Side UTV that rolled over near Ocotillo Road and Little Rincon Ranch around 11:55 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 21. Bell was ejected from the vehicle in the crash.

Bell was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to a post on the CCSO Facebook page.

The boy's family was nearby when the accident happened, according to the update.

A family friend was driving. CCSO spokeswoman Carol Capas said investigators are running tests on the driver to see if he was driving while impaired.

Capas said the accident is still under investigation and that the vehicle is being inspected for any potential mechanical issue.

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