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Woman killed in weekend UTV crash in rural Davenport

Published: Aug. 31, 2021 at 4:38 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 31, 2021 at 9:11 PM CDT
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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - A woman was killed in a UTV crash Saturday afternoon in rural Davenport, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office said.

It happened around 1 p.m. in the 12100 block of 100th Avenue just north of Buffalo.

According to the sheriff’s office, a Polaris RZR was driven by 25-year-old Keegan Loveless of Davenport. While driving, one of its wheels was tripped and the vehicle began to roll over.

The passenger of the vehicle, 25-year-old Abigail Platt of Muscatine, was ejected from the UTV. She was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Loveless suffered minor injuries and was treated on scene.

According to the sheriff’s office, the vehicle is equipped with 5-point harness seatbelts, and neither one was wearing them.

Other agencies who assisted on scene include: Scott County Conservation, Buffalo Fire, Buffalo Police, Medic, & MedForce.

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