News: Single-vehicle ATV crash kills 1 in NE Polk Co.

HAINES CITY, FL – A rollover collision involving a 4-wheeler killed a 22-year-old man along a roadway in Haines City late Saturday night, reports Fox 13 Tampa Bay.

Police say the incident happened just after 11 p.m. near the intersection of North 15th Street and Johnson Avenue, which is just west of FL-600.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of a northbound ATV lost control of the vehicle after braking abruptly for stopped traffic on North 15th Street. The sudden stop threw the driver from the the ATV and caused the vehicle to overturn.

Medics transported the driver to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries.

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