Deadly ATV accident in Chesterfield

Posted by Phil Riggan - email

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Police are investigating a crash involving an ATV which killed the teenage driver and injured his passenger.

Police responded to the 14700 block of Beach Road shortly after 12:30 a.m.

Police said that Mark Laffon, Jr., 18, was driving the ATV when he struck a deer and lost control.

Laffon and his passenger were thrown from the vehicle as it overturned. Laffon died from his injuries.

A passenger was transported to the VCU Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police continue their investigation into this crash.

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