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13-year-old dies after ATV crash in Dunklin County

DUNKLIN COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A teenager died after an ATV crash Thursday morning in Dunklin County, Missouri.

It happened around 8:40 a.m. on County Road 637, two miles south of Route 164.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, a 13-year-old from Arbyrd and an 18-year-old from Cardwell were riding eastbound on the ATV and tried to avoid a collision with a farm tractor.

Both teens were thrown from the ATV. Troopers say the 13-year-old died shortly before 10 a.m. at Twin Rivers Hospital in Kennett.

The 18-year-old received moderate injuries and was taken by Medic One to Twin Rivers Hospital in Kennett.

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