Woman Killed in ATV Crash in Eastern Missouri

By |2018-06-08T10:09:28-05:00June 4, 2018 10:08 am|Local News|0 Comments

(KDKZ-TV) Authorities say a woman has been killed in an all-terrain vehicle crash in eastern Missouri.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 29-year-old Kaileigh Weaks was killed Saturday night. The patrol says the driver of the ATV on which she was riding overcorrected after veering off the right side of a Franklin County road. The ATV then went off the other side of the road, where it hit a tree.

Weaks was pronounced dead at the scene. She was from the town of Leslie. The driver of the ATV was taken to a hospital with moderate injuries.

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