Charrette Township – Fatal UTV Crash

A minor was killed in a UTV crash in Charrette Township Wednesday last week.

Just before 3:00 p.m., 14-year-old Taylor Ann Kuenzel was operating a UTV on Concord View when she crashed near Concord Hill Road. The teen sustained critical injuries and was immediately taken to Mercy Community Hospital. She was then transferred to St. Louis Children’s Hospital where she was pronounced dead. Authorities are still investigating the incident.

Officials will investigate all accidents with the goal of accurately identifying causes or culprits. Victims or their next-of-kin are advised to consult expert counsel post-accident so that their cases can be thoroughly evaluated. There are legal avenues that aggrieved parties can pursue under appropriate circumstances.