Upstate teenager dies following ATV crash in Anderson Co.
Published: May. 26, 2023 at 10:17 PM EDT
ANDERSON COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office said deputies are investigating after a teenager died during an ATV crash Friday night.
Deputies said the crash happened near Brooks Road in Belton around 6:00 p.m.
According to the Anderson County Coroner’s Office, the victim and a friend were reportedly riding the ATV up a steep hill when it overturned and hit him. Sadly, the victim later passed away at the hospital around 7:35 p.m.
They identified the victim as 15-year-old Ashton Tafoya, a freshman at Palmetto High School.
Officials didn’t release any other information about the situation. We will update this story as we learn more.
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