Soddy Daisy Rising Freshman Bryson Scott, 14, Passes Away After ATV Accident On Saturday

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Bryson Scott, 14, who was critically injured in an ATV accident on Saturday in Ooltewah, has passed away.

The accident happened near the 5600 block of Old Hunter Road. 


The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. when his 4-wheeler ran off the road and struck a utility pole.

 

He suffered severe head injuries.

 

A rising freshman at Soddy Daisy High School, he was a talented baseball player.


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Breaking News

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Opinion

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Sports

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