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Christine Alberts, a 16-year-old Wadena girl, died as a result of injuries suffered when this Polaris Ranger rolled over on Apache Avenue just south of Wadena, Minn., on Monday, April 21, 2014. Her passenger, a 15-year-old Wadena girl, was treated at Tri-County Health Care for non-life threatening injuries. WADENA PIONEER-JOURNAL/Bryce Haugen

Wadena girl dies in ATV rollover accident

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WADENA, Minn. – A 16-year-old Wadena girl died Monday night from severe head trauma suffered in an ATV rollover just south of town.


Christine Kaye Alberts was driving a Polaris Ranger southbound on Apache Avenue at about 20 miles per hour when she swerved toward the ditch, according Wadena County Sheriff Mike Carr. Alberts overcorrected, Carr said, causing the vehicle to rollover near the Cree Street intersection.

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