Teen dies in ATV crash; speeding, no helmet contributing factors

Teen dies in ATV crash; speeding, no helmet contributing factors
Monday, April 15, 2013 - 9:57am

A 16-year-old died over the weekend in an ATV crash. Officials say he was not wearing a helmet.

The Louisiana State Police reports that the incident occurred at around 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 14. The teen, Justin R. Brevelle, was driving the ATV on Geoghagan Road in Many, La., when he lost control and exited the roadway. Investigators believe he was driving too fast.

The ATV struck an embankment and Brevelle was ejected. He was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Routine toxicology tests are pending. The crash remains under investigation.

Troop E Troopers have investigated eleven fatal crashes in 2013, resulting in eleven fatalities.
 

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