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UPDATE: 12-Year-Old Rock Falls Girl Dies In Go-Kart Accident

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Update: Police have released the name of the girl who died as Dinah K. Attebury. 

Earlier post:

A go-kart accident in Rock Falls, Ill., on Monday, August 12, 2013, claimed the life of a 12-year-old girl.

Rock Falls Police say they received a 911 call around 12:25 p.m. From the 900 block of 14th Avenue.

The caller told police a girl riding a go-kart had struck the back of a parked flat bed truck and was injured.

Upon investigation, officials determined the go-kart had been driven by a 12-year-old Rock Falls girl around the yard and onto the driveway where it struck the back of a flat bed truck around the hitch area.

According to the police report, the girl received injuries to her upper torso and head area.

The girl was taken to Community General Hospital, where she was then airlifted to a hospital in Madison, Wis.

Around 8:30 p.m., police were informed the girl had died from her injuries.

No names have been released at the time of this posting, pending family notification.

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