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Mesa child killed in ATV crash while camping, Coconino County officials say

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Posted at 6:13 AM, May 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-10 09:13:51-04

FOREST LAKES, AZ — A Mesa child was killed in an ATV crash near Forest Lakes, Arizona, officials say.

Coconino County crews responded to reports of a missing child from a campsite near Bear Canyon Lake around 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 8.

Officials say a family had been camping in the area when they reported the child missing.

The child had apparently taken the family’s ATV and crashed down a steep embankment. The child was later found not breathing and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.