BETHLEHEM, CT (WFSB) – A teen died after an ATV crash in Bethlehem.

State police identified the victim as 14-year-old Tyler Palmer of Watertown.

The incident happened near Wood Creek Road just after 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Troopers had to be guided deep into the woods to find the scene.

They said the teen had been riding a quad on his father's property.

The father, Steven Palmer, said he realized that he hadn't seen his son in a while and went out to look for him.

Steven Palmer found the teen unresponsive and pinned under the quad.

Trooper presumed that Tyler Palmer tried to jump the quad over a ramp and lost control, causing it to roll over. The teen was ejected and pinned under the vehicle.

Tyler Palmer was also not wearing a helmet, according to state police.

The teen was transported to Waterbury Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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