Child dies after UTV accident near Carthage, Missouri
An 18 month old was pronounced dead at the hospital.
JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — A child has died after a UTV accident in Jasper County, Mo, on private property about two miles northeast of Carthage, Missouri.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened around 5 P.M. on Saturday, February 22nd.
An 8 year-old was the driver, two other children and an adult were in the UTV when it hit a tree. All four were thrown from the vehicle.
The 8 year-old sustained minor injuries, a three year-old suffered serious injuries, the adult was not injured.
An 18 month old child was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Missouri State Highway Patrol will reconstruct the scene as the investigation continues