3 teens injured in UTV wreck

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Vehicle goes off roadway, overturns

Three teenagers from out of state were injured Friday in a wreck at 6:02 p.m. on Farm Road 1216, two miles south of Shell Knob.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Zara Deidel, 14, of Olate, Kan., was driving a Polaris Ranger UTV westbound when thew vehicle failed to maintain a single lane, traveled off the roadway and overturned.

Deidel, Abbie Campbell, 14, of Wayland, Mass., and Oliviz Pelliccia, 15, of Olathe, Kan., each suffered moderate injuries. Campbell and Pelliccia were transported by private vehicle to Mercy Hospital in Springfield, and Deidel was transported to the same hospital by ambulance.

None were wearing safety devices, and the vehicle sustained moderate damage.

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