BROOKSVILLE, Fla. - An 18-year-old died after veering into a tree on an ATV in Brooksville, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The ATV was traveling west on Langworthy Drive on Saturday when it failed to negotiate a left curve. The vehicle then entered a grass shoulder, struck a wire tree and then finally a tree.
According to FHP, the driver was ejected from the ATV and also struck the tree. The 18-year-old was taken to a local hospital where he later died from injuries sustained in the crash.