Woman, 71, dies after being thrown from ATV

2 years 8 months 4 weeks ago July 31, 2014 Jul 31, 2014 Thursday, July 31 2014 Thursday, July 31, 2014 3:44:50 AM CDT in News
By: Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

CAMDEN COUNTY - A 71-year-old woman died Wednesday after she was thrown from the ATV she was riding.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Alice Vanmeter of Roach was driving an ATV at 8:20 p.m. when she drove off the road and hit a tree, a stump and a concrete retaining wall near Friar Tuck Drive and Robin Hood Lane.

MSHP said both Vanmeter and the ATV landed on a driveway below the retaining wall.

MSHP said Vanmeter was not wearing a helmet.

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