ATV crash injures Wasilla teen

Posted: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

WASILLA - A 13-year-old Wasilla boy on an all-terrain vehicle was struck and injured by a sport utility vehicle as he crossed a road.

Austin T. Thompson was hit Sunday afternoon at Seldon Road and Eureka Drive in Wasilla.

Alaska State Troopers say the boy was driving north on an ATV trail and tried to cross the roadway when he was hit.

He suffered a leg injury and was transported to Mat-Su Regional hospital.

Damage to the four-wheeler was estimated at $2,000.

The SUV was driven by 20-year-old Samantha McLeod. Damage to her SUV was estimated at $3,000.



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