12-year-old dies in Washington County ATV accident

Washington County Sheriff's Office, Ga.
Washington County Sheriff's Office, Ga.(Contributed)
Published: Jun. 1, 2023 at 5:09 PM EDT
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HARRISON, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A 12-year-old boy has died after an ATV accident in Washington County on Thursday.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said the crash occurred at 2:40 p.m. on Riddleville Mount Moriah Road.

According to Georgia State Patrol troopers, the ATV left the roadway and overturned, where the victim was ejected.

The victim was pronounced dead on the scene by the Washington County Coroner’s Office.

According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, another 12-year-old was taken to a medical center in Sandersville, Ga. for injuries.

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the crash.