Young Boy Killed In Quad Bike Tragedy On Rural Property

A quad bike accident has claimed the life of a young boy on the outskirts of Hobart.

The nine-year-old was riding the bike at a family member's rural property in Dixon Point Road, Sandford, when it rolled just before 2.30pm on Saturday.

Attempts to revive the boy, who was wearing a full-face helmet at the time of the crash, were unsuccessful and he died at the scene.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.

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