South Barber teen Desiree Doherty seriously injured in UTV turnover in Kiowa

• Her friend Bryn Rathgeber scraped and bruised, but okay


August 30, 2017

At 7:25 p.m. a week ago Tuesday, two Kiowa teens who are friends were taking a ride in a UTV two nights before school was starting.

They were southbound on Eighth Street. Desiree Doherty was driving the UTV and attempted to make a left turn onto Rumsey Street. The KHP report said Doherty lost control and rolled the vehicle.

Doherty, age 15, is a sophomore at South Barber High School. Her friend Bryn Rathgeber, age 16, is a junior at SBHS.

Doherty had serious head injures. The KHP commented that she was not wearing a helmet. Both girls were taken to the Kiowa District Hospital ER. Rathgebe...

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