13-year-old killed after ATV lands on him

COVINGTON CO., AL (WSFA) - A child is dead following a weekend accident on an all-terrain vehicle.

Deputies responded to a call from dispatch Saturday afternoon about an ATV accident on KC Lane off of Horn Hill Rd. in the Opp area.

When deputies arrived they found a Polaris Ranger ATV overturned. A 13-year-old boy was underneath it.

Deputies lifted the Ranger off the child as medical units arrived on scene. Medics pronounced the teen dead at the scene.

The accident is still under investigation, and the boy's name has not been released due to his age.

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