News: 18-year-old dead after ATV crashes into tree in Brooksville


BROOKSVILLE, FL – An accident involving an all-terrain vehicle in Hernando County caused the death of the 18-year-old driver, WTVT reported.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the young man was driving the ATV west on Langworthy Drive near Rester Drive in Brooksville on Saturday at about 4:40 p.m. when he failed to negotiate a left curve in the roadway.

The ATV went onto a grass shoulder, collided with a wire fence and then hit a tree.  The driver was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead after being taken to an area hospital.

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