5-year-old girl dies after ATV accident

Thursday, August 14, 2008 | 4:43 p.m. CDT

HILLSBORO — A 5-year-old eastern Missouri girl died after an all-terrain vehicle accident.

Jefferson County Sheriff Glenn Boyer said a 15-year-old girl was driving the ATV with a 5-year-old on board Thursday afternoon. It struck a tree and the younger child was thrown from the vehicle. Her name was not released.

The 15-year-old was hospitalized but her condition was not available. Authorities did not specify the relationship between the two girls.



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