Jesse Rathbun 07-05-09

ATV crash on Klutina Lake trail kills teen

Anchorage Daily News /, Published: July 5th, 2009

GLENNALLEN -- An 18-year-old from Texas died Sunday in an ATV crash near Glennallen.

Jesse Rathbun of Ovalo, Texas, became trapped under a four-wheeler at Mile 8 of the Klutina Lake trail just before 12:30 p.m., Alaska State Troopers said.

Initial reports were that Rathbun was driving a Suzuki ATV and crashed after trying to make a turn on the dirt road. He was declared dead at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet.