Update: Teen Dies After ATV Accident

Posted at: 05/08/2013 7:49 PM
Updated at: 05/09/2013 1:08 PM

A teenager has died following an ATV accident in Northland Township, according to St. Louis County authorities.

Authorities responded to the accident on the 6900 block of Harris Road just after 4 p.m.  Wednesday.  They said the driver of the ATV, 15-year-old Tyleen Weber of Canyon, lost control of the machine, causing it to leave the gravel roadway and flip over.

Weber and a passenger, 16-year-old Emma Dunsmore of Culver, were thrown from the ATV.

Weber died on Wednesday evening.  Dunsmore was treated at a hospital and released.

The crash is currently under investigation.