Exeter teen seriously injured in ATV crash
An Exeter teen sustained serious injuries in an all terrain vehicle crash over the weekend on Private Road 2217, about six miles northwest of Washburn.
According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when a 2003 Yamaha Kodiak ATV, operated by Hunter W. Kester, 17, of Exeter, lost control on a curve, went off the left side of the roadway and struck a fencepost at at 7:06 p.m. Friday. Kester was not wearing safety equipment, the report stated.
Kester was transported by air to Freeman West Hospital in Joplin.