Teenager dies in Independence ATV crash

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Police are investigating an ATV crash that killed the 15-year-old driver on Thursday afternoon on private property near Hidden Valley Road and R.D. Mize.

Police say that it appears the ATV rolled over onto the 15-year-old driver, pinning him underneath. Neighbors say the teenager was doing chores, or working on the property at the time.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, which is private property at that location.

Police identified the boy on Saturday as Zane Schafer, 15, of Blue Springs, Mo.



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