CARTER COUNTY, Okla. (KTEN) — A 13-year-old Ardmore boy died late Thursday night after losing control of an all-terrain vehicle he was driving.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the driver — whose name was not released — was operating the ATV on Valley Ranch Road just south of Myall Road at around 6:30 p.m. Thursday when the vehicle left the road and hit a fence post.

The victim was taken to Mercy Hospital in Ardmore before he was airlifted to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City where he later died from his injuries.

OHP said the young driver was not wearing a helmet or using a seatbelt.