Teen Dies in ATV Crash
A 14 year old Terryville boy was killed early Sunday morning when the ATV he was operating slammed into a gate at the end of Beecher Road in Wolcott, near the Bristol line.
The teen and his 32 year old uncle left the uncle’s home about 9:30 Saturday night and had been traveling on powerline trails and paths for about 4 hours.It began to rain about 1:30 AM and they were leaving New Britain watershed property when the accident occurred.
The uncle did not have a cellphone with him and rode 5 minutes to his home in Bristol and called 9-1-1.The victim as taken by ambulance to Bristol Hospital with severe chest injuries and was pronounced dead a short time later.
Wolcott Police and the Regional Accident Reconstruction Team are investigating.