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Two teenage girls taken to WakeMed after ATV crash in Clayton

Posted March 15, 2020 7:58 a.m. EDT
Updated March 16, 2020 2:29 p.m. EDT

ATV crash

— Two teenage girls were thrown off an ATV late Saturday night, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred on Sunray Drive in Clayton. Troopers at the scene told WRAL News the $12,750 ATV was brand new and had just been purchased that day. Two girls were on the vehicle, which ran into a ditch and struck a tree, officials said.

One of the girls was seriously injured in the crash, but both were taken to WakeMed. Neither were wearing helmets.

Charges are pending, officials said.

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