Woman killed in ATV crash in eastern Missouri

BEAUFORT, MO. – Authorities say a woman has been killed in an all-terrain vehicle crash in eastern Missouri.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 29-year-old Kaileigh Weaks was killed Saturday night. The patrol says the driver of the ATV on which she was riding overcorrected after veering off the right side of a Franklin County road. The ATV then went off the other side of the road, where it hit a tree.

Weaks was pronounced dead at the scene. She was from the town of Leslie. The driver of the ATV was taken to a hospital with moderate injuries.