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Children injured in ATV crash

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Four people including three children were injured in an ATV crash Saturday afternoon.

It happened just before 3:00 p.m. near the town of Epworth in Dubuque County.

Kelly Gifford was sitting on the ATV with three children age three, six and nine when a relative started the ATV not knowing the three-year-old was holding the throttle open.

The ATV sped up, hit a tree and rolled.

All four people were taken to Mercy Hospital in Dubuque with various injuries.

The nine-year-old was airlifted to Iowa City with a head injury. 

 

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