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.