KNOX COUNTY, MO. (WGEM) – A Missouri child died after an early morning ATV crash Saturday.
According to the MSHP crash report, it happened on private property just south of Knox City.
The report said 31-year-old Brandon Reed of Kirksville, Missouri, was driving an 2019 Polaris UTV with 11-year-old MaryJane Shey of Hurdland, Missouri, around 4 a.m.
The report said Reed lost control of the vehicle trying to climb a hill, ejecting Shey.
Reed was later arrested at 8:59 a.m. for Felony Involuntary Manslaughter.
According to the report, neither were wearing safety devices.