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.