14-year-old killed in ATV crash over the weekend in Castro County

14-year-old killed in ATV crash over the weekend in Castro County
The Texas Department of Public Safety said Sunday about 5:15 p.m., the boy was driving north in a Polaris Ranger Pro Star ATV on Country Road 527 at an unsafe speed on rough dirt road conditions, just east of Nazareth. (Source: WSAZ/Gray News)

CASTRO COUNTY, Texas (KFDA) - A 14-year-old boy from Nazareth was killed in an ATV crash over the weekend in Castro County.

The Texas Department of Public Safety said on Sunday about 5:15 p.m., the boy was driving north in a Polaris Ranger Pro Star ATV on Country Road 527 at an unsafe speed on rough dirt road conditions, just east of Nazareth.

He lost control, drove into a deep ditch and was ejected from the ATV.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and was not wearing a helmet.

TxDPS is investigating the crash.

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