LEE COUNTY (WIFR) – A 7-year-old girl has passed away after being thrown off an all-terrain vehicle when the driver hit a deer.
According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, 34-year-old Brian Dees was driving the ATV on Sublette Road Sunday evening when the crash happened. The child, Makenzie Rutherford, was sitting in front and her mother was behind the driver. Police say no one was wearing a helmet at the time. Dees has been cited for driving an ATV on the road.