Elma boy injured in ATV accident taken off life support

ELMA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A boy hurt in an ATV accident Wednesday was taken off life support.

Relatives of Zach Matla plan to donate his organs to help others.

Hundreds of people gathered at the Elma Village Green Friday night for a prayer vigil for Zach.

The 12 year old suffered a head injury Wednesday during an ATV accident.

Matla was a sixth grade student at Iroquois Central School District.

Family and friends described Matla as a fun loving young boy who was friends with everyone.

He was heavily involved in sports such as hockey, baseball and basketball.

A gofundme page is collecting donations for the family’s medical expenses. You can see it by clicking here.

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