ATV accident kills Lucedale man

Published 1:03 am Tuesday, December 30, 2008

A 22-year-old man was killed when he tried to ride an all-terrain vehicle across a Mississippi highway.

Blake Mills of Lucedale died Sunday morning at an Alabama hospital.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol says Mills had been riding an ATV along a trail that runs next to Highway 57 in George County on Saturday night when he tried to cross the highway and was struck by a truck.

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Mills was taken to George County Hospital then flown to USA Medical Center in Mobile where he died.