Whitefield Teen Dead After ATV Crash


A Whitefield teenager is dead after an ATV crash Monday night.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department says a 16-year-old driving an ATV passed a car on Howe Road in Whitefield.

The ATV and car collided as the ATV operator tried to get back to the right side of the road.

He was taken to the hospital where he died.

Officials say the teen was not wearing a helmet.

They say the driver of the car, who’s also 16-years-old, was not injured.

The accident remains under investigation.