BROOKSVILLE, Fla. – An 18-year-old man from Brooksville has died in a crash that happened around 4:47 pm on Saturday, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers say, a 2021 Yamaha Raptor ATV, was traveling westbound on Langworthy Drive, south of Rester Drive, when the 18-year-old operator failed to negotiate a left curve in the roadway.
The ATV entered the grass shoulder, rotated, struck a wire fence and finally a tree.
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The operator was ejected from the ATV and also struck the tree.
Transported to an area hospital, the teen died from injuries suffered during the crash.
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