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Teen dies in ATV accident in Chambers County

The crash happened shortly before 12:30 a.m. Sunday on Chamber County Road 62.
The crash happened shortly before 12:30 a.m. Sunday on Chamber County Road 62.(Associated Press (custom credit) | AP)
Published: Jul. 18, 2021 at 7:11 PM EDT
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CHAMBERS COUNTY, Ala. (WTVM) - A single-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a LaFayette teen.

The crash happened shortly before 12:30 a.m. Sunday on Chamber County Road 62, about 11 miles northwest of LaFayette. The 17-year-old victim was fatally injured when the off-road vehicle being operated veered off the roadway while negotiating a curve, overturned, and ejected the teen from the ATV, officials say.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is continuing its investigation.

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