11-year-old girl dies in ATV accident

CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – An 11-year-old Jonesboro girl died Sunday afternoon in an ATV accident.

According to Arkansas State Police, Lexie Climer was riding her 2006 Polaris all-terrain vehicle on County Road 403 near the Poinsett/Craighead county lines when she apparently lost control.  The ATV left the roadway and struck a tree.

Climer was taken to NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro where she later died.

Investigators say at the time of the wreck it was raining and the road was wet.

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