UTV crash kills 13-year-old, injures 5 others in Jackson County

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July 06, 2020 - 5:05 am
UTV crash kills 13-year-old, injures 5 others in Jackson County
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Authorities are investigating after a 13-year-old was killed and five others were injured early Sunday when a utility terrain vehicle ran off a rural roadway and crashed in northeast Kansas. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that its office is investigating the crash, which occured about 2 a.m near Netawaka. 

The initial investigation showed the driver had been running the UTV alongside another UTV when the driver lost control and overturned, ejecting a 13-year-old front-seat passenger. The child was pronounced dead at the scene. The child’s name has not been released. Five others were taken to hospitals. 

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