The preliminary investigation at the scene determined that Verba was out riding when she lost control of the recreational vehicle and crashed. Despite wearing a helmet, she succumbed to her injuries. Verba’s next of kin have been notified. The investigation is ongoing according to Troopers. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Alaska State Troopers are investigating the cause of a fatal ATV collision that occurred in the Sterling area on Monday evening. Troopers and Central Emergency Services responded to a location on Robinson Loop in the Higher Ground area at 5:43 pm on Monday night. Tori Verba, 13, of Sterling was pronounced deceased at the scene.