A 6 year old Collinsville boy has been tragically killed in a 4 wheeler accident.

The accident took place at the child`s residence just north of Collinsville on U.S. Hwy 11 at around 4:30 Friday afternoon. According to reports the ATV apparently overturned on the boy trapping him underneath.

The unidentified child was rushed to DeKalb Regional Medical in Fort Payne by ambulance and was later pronounced dead.

A spokesperson with the Collinsville Police Department said that DeKalb County Investigators are continuing to work on the case and because of the on-going investigations the boys name has not yet been released.