HUNTSVILLE — After no fatalities for the first seven years of its existence, there have been two in less than a month at the Brimstone Recreation ATV park.

On Saturday afternoon, a 49-year-old Florida man — identified as Phillip T. Whittington, of Saint Johns, Fla. — was killed in an ATV accident on the 18,000-acre property located south of Huntsville.

Whittington was reportedly part of a group of more than a dozen ATV riders who were riding ATVs on a steep portion of one of the Brimstone trails when he lost control of his ATV and fell from the vehicle.

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