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Teen dies after ATV overturns in eastern Hernando County

RIDGE MANOR — A 15-year-old boy critically injured when his all-terrain vehicle overturned died Tuesday.

Jerry Edwards was driving the 2012 Kawasaki four-wheeler west on Pahl Place near Karwick Avenue, near his home in Ridge Manor, about 5:30 p.m. Monday when he lost control of the vehicle, causing it to overturn, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Edwards, who was not wearing a helmet, was thrown from the four-wheeler and landed on the lime rock road.

Edwards was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa, where he died just before noon on Tuesday, troopers said.

Teen dies after ATV overturns in eastern Hernando County 10/29/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 5:31pm]
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