DAWSON COUNTY, Ga. -- A 73-year-old man died after an ATV accident on Highway 53 on Tuesday afternoon.
According to the Dawson County Sheriff's Office, the man struck a vehicle when he was trying to cross Highway 53 near Perimeter Road on his ATV.
Authorities say when the man pulled onto Highway 53 he was struck by a pick-up truck. After the accident, he was taken to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead shortly after.
According to witnesses, Highway 53 is heavily wooded in the area where the accident happened. The man and his brother, reportedly, live in the area.