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Smith County man killed in ATV accident

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A Smith County man was killed in an ATV accident Thursday.

According to Smith County Sheriff's Department, around 8 p.m. dispatchers were notified of a one vehicle ATV crash in the 17000 block of FM 1252 south of Winona.

The ATV operator, Juan Espinoza, 21, borrowed the ATV from a coworker. When Espinoza was gone longer than he said, the coworker began worrying about Espinoza and started looking for him.

The coworker located the ATV and found Espinoza unconscious nearby.

The coworker administered CPR until EMS arrived. According to EMS, Espinoza sustained massive head trauma. Espinoza was pronounced dead at the scene by Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace Mitch Shamburger.

Espinoza was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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