Fatal ATV crash in Clewiston
FOX 4 Staff
CLEWISTON, Fla. - A Rhode Island man was killed in an ATV crash Saturday night in Clewiston. The Florida Highway Patrol says 47-year-old James Wood was driving one ATV while his friend 37-year-old Misael Rivera was driving another ATV.
Rivera was driving ahead of Wood when he slowed to attempt a right turn. The front tire of Wood's 4 wheeler struck the left rear Rivera's ATV causing both vehicles to flip over ejecting both men.
Wood suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. Rivera suffered minor injuries and refused treatment. Neither man was wearing a helmet.