Dunnellon boy dies in ATV accident

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A 10-year-old Dunnellon boy died on Sunday when the ATV he was driving overturned and ejected him.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) release, the boy was driving a 2004 Suzuki Vinson 500 ATV at “The Florida Highland Mudhole” west in the northeast section near SW 80th Avenue in Marion County. For unknown reasons, the ATV overturned, ejecting the boy.

Emergency responders transported the boy to Advent Health Medical Facility where he was pronounced dead.

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