Death Investigation - Report #2020-00870707
By Christopher Cook
Posted on March 28, 2020, March 28, 2020

On Friday, March 27, 2020 at 10:55 p.m., the Arlington Police Department responded to an investigation involving an ATV in the 7300 block of Vicari Drive. Investigators believe the operator was traveling westbound on Melissa Dianne Drive with a total of three occupants on the ATV when the operator lost control and struck the curb. All three occupants were ejected from the ATV while the vehicle continued rolling until striking a house. The operator, a 20-year old female, was transported to Mansfield Methodist Hospital and was later pronounced deceased at the hospital. A 17-year old female passenger was transported to Medical City Arlington Hospital for injuries sustained in the crash. An 18-year old female passenger was treated at the scene. 

The case remains under investigation. The incident occurred in a private gated community area which is not classified as a public roadway. Per state guidelines, the incident is reported as a death investigation and not recorded as a fatality crash. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office will identify the deceased once next of kin have been identified.

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