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8-year-old dead, 3 minors airlifted in northern Arizona off-road vehicle crash

Sep 5, 2022, 2:00 PM
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(Photo by Asanka Ratnayake/Getty Images)
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PHOENIX — An 8-year-old girl was killed and three minors were airlifted after an off-highway vehicle crashed in northern Arizona on Sunday morning, authorities said.

The crash happened shortly before 11 a.m. on Forest Service Road 99 and Heber Wildcat Road, north of Forest Lakes, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release.

Three children, an 8-year-old girl and two 14-year-old girls, were airlifted to Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

Another 8-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

All victims were from the greater Phoenix area.

The investigation remains ongoing.

No other information was made available.

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8-year-old dead, 3 minors airlifted in northern Arizona off-road vehicle crash