11-year-old girl took her friends on ATV joyride before flipping over the vehicle and killing an 8-year-old girlBy Emily Lewis 1:30 PM December 7, 2017
A young girl has died after her friend flipped over an all-terrain vehicle during a joyride, according to police in Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania State Police said that they have launched an investigation following the ATV rollover, which claimed the life of an 8-year-old girl.
On Friday, at around 7:00 p.m., an 11-year-old girl invited her friends, 8 and 16-years-old, to join her on a joyride.
They all got into the Arctic Cat 500 ATV.
The 11-year-old girl was driving when she made a sharp turn at a high rate of speed.
As a result, the ATV flipped over on Thomas Road.
All three girls were pinned under the vehicle.
The girls were all rushed to different hospitals.
The 8-year-old girl was pronounced dead on arrival.
All three girl knew each other and attended the Canton Area Elementary School.