16-year-old boy killed in ATV crash in Latimer County

Posted on Sunday, February 6th, 2022 at 8:38 pm    

WILBURTON, OK (LATIMER COUNTY) – A teenage boy from Latimer County was killed in an ATV accident in the Wilburton area on Friday, according to information from KFOR.

The crash happened on a snow-covered road on private property located 5.5 miles west of Wilburton. A 16-year-old boy from Wilburton was riding on a 2017 Polaris Ranger ATV when he crashed the vehicle.

The teenager was partially ejected from the ATV and was later pronounced dead.

The cause of the crash was not immediately released, and the incident remains under investigation at this time.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma City personal injury attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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