Lafayette County Teen Killed In Tuesday ATV Accident


A Waverly teen was killed Tuesday evening in an ATV accident.

Troop A of the Highway Patrol says a 13-year-old Waverly male was operating a 2013 Polaris 900GF1 on Durant Road just west of Salt Fork Road at 7:38 P.M. Tuesday when the vehicle went off the right side of the roadway, struck an embankment, and overturned ejecting the driver.

The Highway Patrol says the teen was not wearing a safety device and suffered critical injuries. He was transported to Carroll County Memorial Hospital but ultimately was pronounced dead at 8:52 P.M.