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Teens badly injured when ATV flips


Two teens are hospitalized following an ATV crash in Iron County Friday afternoon.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 16-year-old Benjamin King of Annapolis and 15-year-old Kristen McEwan of Potosi were injured around 3 p.m. when the Polaris ATV they were riding ran off County Road 149 and flipped.

Neither teen was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

King suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to St. Louis Children's Hospital.

McEwan was moderately injured and was taken by ambulance to an Iron County Hospital.

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