LEE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A four-wheeler accident in Lee County killed one male teenager and put another in the hospital.
On Tuesday, the Lee County Sheriff's Department responded to the accident on County Road 1682.
When they arrived, police found a one-vehicle accident involving a four-wheeler.
Two male teenagers, one 17 years old, the other 15 years old, were on the four-wheeler when it left the road and crashed into a tree.
The 17-year-old died as a result of the accident, and the 15-year-old was taken to the hospital in Tupelo where he was alert and conscious.
The Lee County Coroner's Office later identified the deceased victim as 16-year-old Ethan Priest.
Neither of the boys was wearing a helmet when officers found them at the scene of the accident.
Police are currently investigating the crash.