Fatal ATV

By: Mandy Grosser
By: Mandy Grosser

An all-terrain vehicle and car collision over the weekend has claimed the life of a Neillsville teen.

Clark County officials say an ATV driven by 15-year-old Bethany Opelt collided with a vehicle in Pine Valley Township at the intersection of County Highway B and River Avenue.

Opelt was airlifted to St. Joseph's Hospital, but died from her injuries.

The Clark County Sheriff's Department and the Department of Natural Resources are investigating the crash.


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