Editor

An Avon Park woman was killed in an ATV accident that involved a 9 year old driver.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, Devin Griffith, 9, of Avon Park, was driving the ATV northbound on 8 Mile Ranch Road, a private trail in the St. Cloud area, at about 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Two other Avon Park residents, Laura Bizzell, 58, and Samuel Christmas, 53, were passengers on the ATV. Griffith told troopers that he moved over to another trail for another ATV driver that was driving southbound. When he did, he traveled up the brim of the trail and the ATV overturned and Bizzell fell out. The ATV landed on top Bizzell, killing her, the report stated. Griffith and Christmas suffered minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.