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17-year-old killed after ATV rolls over

The ATV's 16-year-old driver suffered serious injuries.
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DUETTE, Fla. — A 17-year-old girl from Frostproof was killed when the ATV she was riding overturned, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

It happened around 5:30 p.m. Saturday near Dam Road and FL-64 in Manatee County.

Troopers say the ATV was driven by a 16-year-old girl on private property, with the other teen as a passenger. The 16-year-old tried to take a turn, but the ATV overturned.

The 17-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, while the 16-year-old was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

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