Kingman girl killed in ATV accident

WIKIEUP – An 11-year-old Kingman girl died from injuries she suffered in an ATV accident Wednesday.

The girl was a passenger on the ATV, which was operated by another Kingman girl, 12, when the accident occurred at about 3:30 p.m. in the area of Burro Creek Crossing, according to the Mohave County Sheriff’s office.

According to investigators, the girls drove the ATV into a shallow ditch and flipped over after striking the bank.

Both girls were thrown from the vehicle. Speed was not considered a factor in the accident. The operator sustained a broken arm. Her passenger died of internal injuries at the scene.

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