Lee County Girl Dies After ATV Collides With Deer

By Christie Nicks

Published 08/05 2014 10:04PM

Updated 08/06 2014 10:44AM

AMBOY - A seven-year-old Amboy girl dies after an ATV collides with a deer.

Police say Makenzie Rutherford died Tuesday morning after the crash left her in critical condition Sunday night. It happened near the intersection of Sublette and LaMoille roads.

Police say 34-year-old Brian Dees drove the ATV into a deer, sending it rolling into a ditch. Dees, Rutherford, and Rutherford's mother were all ejected.

Dees was cited for operating an ATV in the roadway.

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