Sedalia 7th Grader Dies After ATV Wreck
A 12-year old Sedalia resident died from injuries he suffered in an ATV accident over the weekend in Boone County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the wreck Saturday afternoon near Fingerlakes State Park.
According to the online crash report, the driver of a Kawasaki ATV, 12-year old Artyom Perchak, of Sedalia, lost control of the vehicle and overturned. Perchak was taken to University Hospital.
The Sedalia School District released a statement saying Perchak, a student at Smith-Cotton Jr. High, passed away Monday morning from injuries suffered in the accident.
The crash report indicates Perchak was wearing a safety device.
Sedalia 200 is extending sincerest condolences to Perchak's family and friends.