Video Report: Girl, 8, dies in utility vehicle crash in Andrew County

Fatal Crash

ROSENDALE, Mo. (KTTN/AP) — Authorities say an 8-year-old girl has died after a 9-year-old driver crashed a utility vehicle about 12:30 Monday afternoon.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the crash happened about four miles northwest of Rosendale in Andrew County. The girl driving the Polaris Ranger UTV overcorrected, and the vehicle overturned on its side ejecting 8-year-old Alexis Walker of Leavenworth, Kansas. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Her body was transported to Frontier Forensics in Kansas City, Kansas.

The driver of the vehicle, 9-year-old Kayden Walker of Leavenworth was transported to Mosaic Lifecare in St. Joseph with serious injuries.