On August 14, 2013 at approximately 7:30 p.m., Makenna Black, age 13 of Mill Springs, Missouri was operating a 2007 Honda Rancher ATV along with passengers Braydin Barton, age 5 of Des Arc, Missouri and Alaina Smith, age 2 of Des Arc, Missouri.
At that said time and place, Makenna Black was traveling in the southbound direction on private property off of Highway 49 and south of Des Arc. The crash occurred as she lost control of the ATV and overturned, ejecting all occupants.
Braydin Barton received serious injuries and was transported by helicopter to Children’s Hospital in St. Louis. Alaina Smith received serious injuries from the crash and was transported by ambulance to Iron County Hospital. Later, Alaina was transported from Iron County Hospital to Children’s Hospital by helicopter.
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