Scott County, TN – According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, this unfortunate accident occurred right before 2 p.m. Saturday.
It happened on Bull Creek Road.
Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers responded to a report of a crash.
The responding troopers discovered that the 13-year-old victim was traveling north on Bull Creek Road.
The ATV then went off the road and struck a tree.
Troopers said the 13-year-old victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The victim was not wearing a seatbelt, troopers said.
This incident remains under investigation.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.