24-year-old McCalla man dies in ATV accident

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office reports that a 24-year-old McCalla man died Thursday afternoon in an ATV accident.Deputies were called to the 3500 block of Lindsey Loop Road to investigate an all-terrain vehicle accident with injuries just after 3 p.m.Investigators determined that the victim had been driving his new atv with his 19-year-old brother in a pasture near their home when the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to flip, ejecting both men.The older brother suffered fatal injuries while the teenager escaped unharmed. Neither men were wearing helmets or using seatbelts.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family.