ATV crash kills 8-year-old, 7-year-old driver uninjured

WFRV-- An ATV crash in Marinette county has left an 8-year-old girl dead.

The Marinette County Sheriff said the crash happened at about 6:30 Sunday night on private property off of Panis Road in the town of Niagara.

Authorities say an ATV driven by a 7-year-old girl hit a tree.

The 8-year-old, identified as Rebekah Chapman, sustained serious injuries after being thrown from the ATV. Chapman later died at a Michigan hospital.

The 7-year-old was not injured.

The sheriff's department says neither of the girls was wearing helmets or protective gear.

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