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Teen Dies in ATV Crash

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(Credit:  Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

(Credit: Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

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