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KSP: Child dies in Letcher County ATV Crash

State Police say there were no other occupants
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Posted at 1:48 PM, Jul 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-22 13:48:38-04

LETCHER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police say that a child has died after an ATV crash on Sunday.

Troopers responded to the scene at a home on Laurel Lane in the Gordon community around 6:21 p.m. They were responding to a call requesting medical assistance for a 9-year-old girl who had been injured after crashing an ATV.

They say that the child was operating a Tao Tao Kids ATV in the driveway of her home when she lost control and hit a tree.

The child died at the scene. Kentucky State Police say there were no other occupants on the ATV.

An autopsy will be performed at the State Medical Examiner's Office.