13-year-old girl killed in ATV accident in Jasper

JASPER, Ala. (WIAT) — A Walker County family is grieving after their family’s Easter gathering turned tragic.

A 13-year-old girl was killed after an ATV accident on Old Glory Drive.

Investigators say Gracie Abbott died from injuries sustained when the ATV she was riding with two of her cousins crashed.

They lost control of the ATV and were thrown off when it flipped.

Abbott suffered a head injury and was pronounced dead at Children’s of Alabama.

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