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    A 15-year-old boy from Wilmington, Massachusetts, was killed in an ATV crash Sunday morning in Tewksbury.

    Police responded to a 911 call reporting the ATV crash at approximately 11 a.m. According to police, the crash occurred on a private property on South Street.

    Upon arrival, police found the boy on the ground next to the ATV he had been riding. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

    After an initial investigation, police concluded that the victim was the sole operator of the ATV at the time of the crash. No foul play is suspected.

    In a statement on Twitter, Shawsheen Technical High School wrote that the boy had been one of their students.

    "We are devastated to learn that one of our...students passed away today," wrote the school. "Grief counseling will be available at the school Monday."  

    The Middlesex District Attorney's office said they will not be releasing the name of the victim. The incident is also being investigated by Tewksbury and Massachusetts State Police.

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