Girl identified in fatal ATV accident |

Girl identified in fatal ATV accident

Nevada Appeal Staff Reports

SMITH VALLEY – Lyon County police have identified a 15-year-old Douglas County girl who was killed in an accident Sunday.

Sarah Rovsek died from blunt force trauma suffered in an all-terrain vehicle accident at the Wilson Canyon Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Park near Smith Valley, said Lyon County Sheriff’s Sgt. Mike Fletcher.

According to the preliminary investigation, Rovsek was riding an ATV up a steep ridge about 1p.m. when the vehicle rolled onto her. She died at the scene, Fletcher said.