An Independence teenager died Sunday afternoon when an all-terrain vehicle he drove left the roadway and struck a tree, Missouri’s highway patrol said.
Mason F. Atagi, 16, was driving the Polaris 700 ATV west bound on Northeast 800 Road toward Lowry City, Mo., which is on Missouri 13 between Clinton and Osceola.
The incident occurred at around 3 p. m., according to the highway patrol.
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