8-year-old girl killed in Marinette Co. ATV crash

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NIAGARA (WLUK) -- An 8-year-old girl is dead following an ATV crash in Marinette County.

The crash happened at 6:22 p.m. Sunday on private property off of Panis Road in the Town of Niagara.

Officials say the driver of the ATV, a 7-year-old girl, crashed into a tree.

The 8-year-old passenger, Rebekah Chapman of Niagara, was thrown from the ATV and later died at the hospital from her injuries.

The driver was not injured.

Neither of the girls were wearing helmets.

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