Girl, 5, Dies in Weekend UTV Accident in Langlade County

By: WSAW Staff
By: WSAW Staff

A 5-year-old girl has died after a weekend UTV accident in Langlade County.

A DNR spokesperson tells NewsChannel 7 the girl was riding the UTV, or Utility Task Vehicle, with a 61-year-old man when it crashed and both people were thrown from the vehicle. The accident happened Sunday afternoon about 9 miles east of Antigo.

The man was not seriously injured. The girl was transported to a Marshfield hospital where she later died.

The crash remains under investigation by the DNR. At this time they are not saying who was driving the UTV.

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