Virginia Beach man dies in ATV accident in Phoenix suburb

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a Virginia man attending college in Arizona has died in an off-road accident in the Phoenix suburb of Peoria.

Peoria police say 18-year-old Jonathan Fulton of Virginia Beach wasn’t wearing a helmet and suffered a head injury when the ATV he was riding in struck a tree Saturday afternoon.

Authorities say Fulton died at the scene.

Police say Fulton was attending Arizona State University and his family in Virginia has been notified of the death.

The incident is being investigated by Peoria police.

They say impairment by the ATV driver doesn’t appear to be a factor in the fatal crash.