THOMAS COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL) -- Georgia troopers say a Cairo teen is dead after a ATV crash in Thomas County.
Georgia Highway Patrol said the fatal ATV crash happened in rural Thomas County Wednesday night, at around 11:55 p.m.
Investigators say Erica Atkinson of Cairo, Ga. driving on an 2013 Polaris Ranger ATV and had several other people riding with her. They said that she was driving down a road in the middle of a field and fishtailed.
In an attempt to regain control, they said Atkinson over-corrected and spun off the road, causing her to be ejected from the vehicle.
Atkinson, 19, died as a result.
Four others also suffered minor injuries in the crash.
The group was driving the ATV in a field.