Dandridge woman killed in ATV accident, 11-year-old injured

DANDRIDGE, Tenn. (WATE) – Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office responded to an ATV accident on Grapevine Hollow Road in Dandridge Saturday evening around 6 p.m. that caused the death of Donna Ortega, 50.

An 11-year-old boy was riding on the back of the ATV during the crash and was transported to the hospital with injuries. 

Sheriff Bud McCoig says Ortega was driving too fast to make it around a sharp curve when the ATV ran off the road and into a tree.

No information on the severity of the 11-year-old’s injuries or his current condition are available at this time.

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