ATV ACCIDENT CLAIMS CHILD'S LIFE IN TIOGA COUNTY
On Sunday, August 28, 2016, Mansfield fire and ambulance crews were dispatched along with Wellsboro Medics to an ATV accident around 8PM.
FNN has confirmed that a young girl around 11 years-old, lost her life in a tragic ATV crash in Sullivan Township.
The accident occurred in a field located at a private residence on the Connelly Mountain Road while the young girl was visiting relatives in that area.
It was reported the girl was riding an ATV around in a pasture when she took a turn to fast. This caused the ATV she was on to roll over. It was reported that the girl was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.
The young female was still unresponsive when rescue crews arrived on scene and Guthrie Air helicopter had been requested.
The child was transported by ambulance to the Guthrie Troy Community Hospital where the young girl passed away due to her injuries. Sadly she was pronounced dead at the hospital.