UPDATE: 14-year-old ID’d in fatal ATV accident on Lee Rd. 393

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Published: Jul. 20, 2021 at 12:35 AM EDT
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LEE COUNTY, Ala. (WTVM) - The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is investigating a fatal single-vehicle accident in Lee County.

Coroner Bill Harris confirmed to News Leader 9 a 14-year-old boy died following an ATV accident on Lee Road 393.

According to Harris, the 14-year-old teen has been identified as Jaiden Ezell, of Loachapoka.

Ezell was riding a four-wheel ATV on the dirt portion of Lee Road 393 when he lost control and left the roadway, ejecting him from the ATV. Ezell was killed instantly from a severe head injury. He was not wearing a helmet. Lee County Coroner Bill Harris pronounced Ezell dead at the scene.

This is the second fatal ATV accident in east Alabama within the last 48 hours; a Chambers County teen died early Sunday morning.

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