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Victim identified following fatal ATV crash

Updated 5:53 p.m. September 15,2019 

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim as 25 year-old Megan Marcinkowska of Chester. Deputies say Marcinkowska was the driver. Her passenger, 26 year-old Olivia Edwards was airlifted from the scene. Dylan Wesbecher, 24, received minor injuries. 

ORIGINAL STORY

JACKSON COUNTY (WSIL) — One person is dead and two others injured after an off-road single vehicle accident in rural Jackson County.

It happened Saturday night at around 9:46 near Thomas Town Road just north of the rural community of Jacob according to a release by the sheriff’s office.

Preliminary findings show that a northbound side-by-side ran off the road, struck an embankment and overturned.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene by the county coroner. A second person was flown to a St. Louis area hospital while a third person received minor injuries and was not taken to a hospital.

The investigation is ongoing and the names of those involved are being withheld pending family notification

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