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8-year-old girl dies after ATV driven by 11-year-old crashes

| Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, 11:42 a.m.

UNION TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Officials say an 8-year-old Pennsylvania girl riding in an ATV driven by an 11-year-old died after the vehicle crashed and flipped on its side.

Pennsylvania State Police said in an incident report Sunday the unnamed girl died after the vehicle tried to make a left turn on a gravel road at high speed in Tioga County.

Authorities say the vehicle flipped sideways, rotated completely and then tipped over, pinning the passengers. The incident happened Friday.

Police say the Arctic Cat vehicle was being driven by an 11-year-old girl. The 8-year-old and a 16-year-old girl were listed as passengers. None of them were identified.

The other girls were transported to hospitals. The severity of their injuries is unknown.

Police say all three were from Roaring Branch, Pennsylvania.

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