DIXON, MO (PULASKI COUNTY) – A 13-year-old was hurt after being ejected from an ATV in Pulaski County this afternoon, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The collision occurred on Cave Road, near Clemens Creek, at 2:30 p.m., as the operator of a Honda ATV was rounding a curve in the roadway.
The driver, a 13-year-old girl from Dixon, lost control of the ATV, causing it to roll over an undisclosed number of times.
The victim, who was reportedly not using a proper safety device, was ejected from the ATV.
She was taken to the hospital in Rolla for the treatment of minor injuries.
No other injuries were reported in the accident.
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