By Associated Press. From HeraldTimesOnline.com. Originally posted: July 13, 2015. Original Article.

 

Authorities say a 16-year-old boy has died after the all-terrain vehicle he was riding struck a tree in rural DeKalb County in northeastern Indiana.

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release that authorities responded to the scene shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday and found the teen had been thrown from the ATV. The sheriff’s department says the teen wasn’t wearing a helmet and was found unresponsive with severe head trauma.