Wasilla teen dies in ATV rollover

Posted: Monday, July 19, 2010

WASILLA - A 17-year-old Wasilla girl has died of injuries suffered when the all-terrain vehicle she was driving overturned.

Alaska State Troopers say Cheyanne Jorge was driving the ATV south on a trail Thursday afternoon along Lucille Street and was carrying a passenger, 17-year-old Zackery Potteiger of Wasilla.

Troopers say the ATV crossed a driveway and turned over, injuring both teens. Neither wore a helmet.

Jorge and Potteiger were rushed to Mat-Su Regional Medical Center. Jorge died at the hospital. Potteiger was treated and released.

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