Texas Girl, 11, Dies In Go-Kart Accident

ROUND TOP (December 3, 2012)--A go-kart accident Sunday on private property in Fayette County killed an 11-year-old girl from the Houston area, the Fayette County Sheriff's Office said Monday.

The Tomball girl died after the accident near Round Top, about 75 miles east of Austin.

Lt. David Beyer declined to release the victim's name Monday.

He said says the girl was riding on property owned by her grandparents at around 5 p.m. Sunday when she decided to make one more circuit.

The girl’s parents became concerned when she didn't return and when they went to look for her, the found the accident scene, he said.

The girl was taken to St. Marks Medical Center in La Grange where she was pronounced dead.