Teen dies after ATV crash

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An Eastern Kentucky teen dies from injuries suffered in an ATV crash.

Friends of 16-year-old Joe Eldridge say the accident happened August 1st on Slope Hollow near the Cloversplint community of Harlan County.

We're told Eldridge died Friday night at Holston Valley Medical Center from injuries to his brain.

He was supposed to start his Junior year at Harlan County High School on Thursday.

A visitation for Eldridge is scheduled for Monday from 5-9 P.M. at Closplint Church. Funeral services are Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. at Closplint Church. Funeral arrangements were handled by Evarts Funeral Home.