Juvenile dies in ATV crash in Pike County

April 7, 2013 

A juvenile was killed Sunday on Caney Creek Road in Pike County when the all-terrain vehicle on which he was riding overturned. The driver, also a juvenile, was taken to Pikeville Medical Center. Names and ages of the two were not released by Kentucky State Police on Sunday night.

Police said the ATV was traveling south when it dropped off the right shoulder of the road. The driver overcorrected, crossed to the opposite side of the road and hit a tree, and the vehicle overturned. The passenger was pronounced dead at the scene by Pike County Deputy Coroner Zeb Hampton. Police are continuing to investigate.

Beverly Fortune: (859) 231-3251. Twitter: @BFortune2010

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