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.