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Canton teen injured in ATV crash

Posted: Jul. 23, 2019 5:10 pm

MONTICELLO, Mo. -- A Canton teen was injured in a Monday afternoon ATV crash southeast of Monticello.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said that a 2005 Polaris ATV driven by Hunter I. Yates, 15, was traveling south on 240th Avenue, 2 miles southeast of Monticello, at 1:15 p.m. The patrol said the Polaris lost control on the gravel road and overturned, ejecting Hunter.

He was taken by Lewis County Ambulance to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill., with serious injuries.

The patrol was assisted by the Lewis County Sheriff's Department.

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