One teenager is dead, another hurt, after the crash of an all-terrain vehicle in Boone County on Tuesday. The accident happened on Highway 30 near Ames.
The names of the victim and the injured have not been released. Investigators said the two were riding the ATV when they went over a 14-foot drop-off and landing in a nearby creek.
The driver flew over the ATV and the rider went backward. Paramedics at the scene said the ATV landed on the driver. The teenager in the accident was pronounced dead at the scene and the injured taken to a nearby hospital for non life threatening injuries. The accident remains under investigation.
By Pat Powers, KQWC, Webster City