Nicole Weed, 15, of 211 East Road, East Windsor, was the victim in the ATV accident Monday night in the Charbonneau Gravel Pit off Windsorville Road in East Windsor.
Police said it appears Weed was not wearing a helment at the time of accident.
Weed was a sophomore at East Windsor High School, school officials said in a press release. She was involved in cheerleading, outdoor track, chorus and drama.
“The East Windsor school community would like to express their deepest sympathy for the tragic loss of their student, Nicole Weed,” a press release said. “She was a friendly student who had a smile for everyone which will be missed.”
The high school media center will be open and counselors will be available from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today; 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday; and 9 a.m, to noon Wednesday through Friday.
East Windsor police are investigating an ATV accident in which a 15-year-old girl was killed in the Windsorville section of town late Monday night.
Police said the accident happened around 8:40 p.m. in the Charbonneau Gravel Pit located off Windsorville Road. East Windsor EMS and Broad Brook Fire Department also responded to the accident.
The victim, whose name was not released by police, was taken to Hartford Hospital where she later from her injuries, police said. The Metro Traffic Services accident reconstruction team is assisting in the investigation.
Anyone who may have witnesses the accident or has any information is asked to contact the East Windsor Police Department at 860-292-8240.