A 16-year-old teen died Saturday after a pre-existing medical condition caused him to fall from an all-terrain vehicle in West Valley City.
John Gleason, spokesman for the Utah Department of Transportation, said the boy was test driving the vehicle with his father, a maintenance worker, in a UDOT parking lot at 5791 W. 2100 South. The father was making a turn when the boy slumped over and fell out of the vehicle, striking the pavement. A medical helicopter transported the teenager to University Hospital at 3:40 p.m. on Saturday.
Gleason said the medical condition, rather than the fall, caused the death of the boy, who has not yet been identified.