Young girl killed in ATV crash in Amado

Published: Jun. 7, 2023 at 2:35 PM MST|Updated: Jun. 7, 2023 at 10:32 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - A young girl was killed in an ATV crash in Amado late Tuesday, June 6.

Pima County Sheriff Chris Nanos confirmed an 11-year-old girl died after the ATV she was riding on crashed into the back of a parked flatbed tow truck.

The accident happened near Interstate 19 and Arivaca Road.

The PCSD said a 15-year-old girl was driving the ATV and had her 11-year-old sister in her lap when she lost control and crashed. The 15-year-old suffered minor injuries.

Neither girl was wearing protective gear or was licensed for an ATV, according to the PCSD.

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