14-year-old Hoover boy killed in ATV crash

An ATV accident claimed the life of a Hoover teenager Sunday afternoon.

14-year-old Steven Max Herring was killed after riding the ATV in the 2400 block of Cahaba River Estates in Hoover. The ATV ran off the road and struck a utility pole. Authorities said the vehicle overturned and trapped the teenager.

Herring{}was transported to Children's of Alabama, where he was pronounced dead shortly after 3 pm.

He was wearing a seatbelt but not a helmet.