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Woman Killed in ATV Accident

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 A Union City woman is dead after she was thrown from at all terrain vehicle late Friday night in Sparta Township, Crawford county. State Police in Corry are investigating.  They say 20-year-old Kristen McCoy was a passenger on an ATV driven by 23-year-old Josh Smith, of Corry.
 
According to investigators, Smith was traveling north on State Lot Road when he failed to negotiate a left-hand curve.  The ATV veered off the road onto the shoulder, hit a grassy knoll and became airborne.  Both McCoy and Smith were thrown into several large rocks. The vehicle continued on hitting a small group of trees and landing on a large piece of scrap metal.

Rescuers from the Spartansburg Fire Department transported Josh Smith to Corry Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.  His passenger, Kristen McCoy was pronounced dead at the accident scene by the Crawford County Coroner. The driver and his passenger were not wearing seatbelts.

Friends have started an "In Memory of Kristen McCoy" facebook page. The Union City woman was a young mother who worked as a nurse's assistant and waitress. 
    
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