Passenger on ATV Killed Trying to Flee Park Ranger
Muscatine, Iowa July 4th, 2005 (AP) -- A passenger on an all-terrain vehicle was killed and the driver injured as three A-T-V's attempted to elude a park ranger at Wildcat Den State Park near Muscatine.
A-T-Vs are not allowed in state parks. When the operators of the vehicles saw a park ranger at about 7:30 last night they fled. One of the A-T-Vs crashed, killing the passenger and injuring the driver.
Names were not immediately released. Department of Natural Resources spokesman Kevin Baskins says the condition of the driver was not immediately known. The injured person remains hospitalized in Davenport. Baskins says the operators of the two other A-T-Vs are being questioned.