ATV crash forces teen to spend Easter in hospital

by Heartland News

EAST PRARIE, MO (KFVS) - The crash happened around 3:15 Saturday afternoon on County Road 526, three and a half miles east of East Prarie.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 14-year-old Nicole Keeter of Springfield, MO was driving a Polaris Ranger southbound when she lost control, went off the road and flipped.

The teen was airlifted to a Cape Girardeau hospital with serious injuries. Investigators say she was not wearing a seatbelt.

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