Redding California area teen dies in ATV rollover wreck
San Francisco, CA (JusticeNewsFlash.com)–A Northern California teen died in an ATV rollover crash last weekend. As reported by Mercury News, 16-year-old, Steven Lee Crean was killed when the all terrain vehicle (ATV) he was riding rolled over and crushed him. California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer stated Crean and a friend were riding their ATVs in a rural area Southwest of Redding Municipal Airport.
According to police reports Crean was trying to back up his four-wheeler on a steep hill when he was thrown over the handlebars, which flipped the ATV over him causing it to land on top of him. The all terrain vehicle crushed the young boy. The cause of death was fatal head injuries. Crean was not wearing a helmet or any kind of protective gear when the accident occurred. Crean attended Foothill High School in Palo Cedro, about 10 miles east of Redding, where he was a sophomore. Counselors and therapists have been asked to go to Foothill High School and offer grief counseling to the students affected by the fatal ATV rollover crash.
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