Deadly ATV Accident in Shelby County

A Shelby county man died Saturday night following an ATV accident.

Authorities say 47 year old Westley Murphee was killed when he lost control of his ATV and hit a tree.

It happened last night on Highway 7 near Flatfork Creek.

Authorities say Murphee was driving on the shoulder of the highway at the time of the deadly accident.