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Accident Information File

A Harlan County, Ky., teenager was fatally injured while riding an all-terrain vehicle on mining property at Pathfork. The 14-year-old was traveling up an embankment on the ATV when it turned over. The vehicle apparently lost traction on loose dirt, traveled backward and turned over. The driver was not wearing a helmet. A passenger on the ATV suffered minor injuries.