Putnam teenager killed in ATV accident

Putnam County deputies say a 15-year-old boy was killed Wednesday morning in ATV accident. (MGN Online)

A 15-year-old boy from Putnam County is dead after an ATV accident.

Seldon Lee Rife died at the scene of an accident that happened about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday on Sams Fork Road in Hurricane, according to a news release from the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies said Rife lost control of his ATV in a right hand curve, went 234 feet over the embankment and hit a tree.

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