NC 3-year-old dies in ATV accident

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MONROE, N.C. — A 3-year-old was killed in an ATV wreck Monday night in Union County, according to WBTV.

The incident happened around 6 p.m. on the 3600 block of Brief Road in Monroe.

Deputies told WBTV that the 3-year-old was thrown off the back of an ATV when she and her older sister hit a bump.

The little girl was rushed to the hospital after hitting her head, but she died just after 8 p.m.

Tony Underwood with the Union County Sheriff’s Office told WBTV the incident was, “an unfortunate tragedy.”

It is unclear whether charges will be filed.