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Lewiston woman dies in ATV accident near Elk River

A Lewiston woman died in an ATV (all-terrain-vehicle) accident Tuesday morning near Elk River, according to Clearwater County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Rick Miller.

CCSO dispatch received a report of an injury ATV accident on Elk Creek Ln. near Elk River. Elk River Ambulance responded and determined that Sindy Craven, 49, Lewiston, had died. She had been operating an ATV with a 12-year-old relative riding on the back. She attempted to go around a gate and the ATV rolled over backwards landing on her. The 12-year-old was wearing a helmet and was thrown clear of the ATV. Craven was not wearing a helmet, Miller said.

Clearwater County Coroner also responded to the scene.

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