4 injured, 1 dead in an ATV crash in Vero Lake Estates
On Sunday, October 4th, five teens were riding in a quad 3-seater ATV. The ATV was traveling south on 106th avenue, nearing 77th St to begin heading east.
The driver had difficulty navigating the turn and overturned. None of the riders were wearing seat belts. One passenger was riding in the bed of the quad and was thrown from the vehicle when it flipped. This passenger succumbed to injuries sustained from being ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead on the scene.
The four other occupants were taken to Sebastian River Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
This accident is still currently under investigation.