17-Year-Old Whose Family Has Close Ties With Chester County Dies In ATV Accident


CHESTER COUNTY, S.C. — Family, friends and classmate are mourning – mourning the loss of 17-year-old Chester High School student, Evan Bass, who was killed in a car accident on Friday night.

According to Highway Patrol, Bass was driving his Honda 4-wheeler ATV on Grant Lake Road, just two miles west of Chester.

Bass was not wearing a helmet when he fell off and struck the pavement. Bass died on the scene.

Evan Bass, along with his family, was well-known in the Chester County community.

According to a Facebook post published by Richburg Fire-Rescue, Evan’s dad, Bobby, has served as a volunteer firefighter with Chester City Fire and also serves as a deputy coroner.

His grandfather is Terry Tinker, the Chester County Coroner, the post says. His grandmother, Linda, is on Chester City Council.

Evan was a Life Scout in Troop 61 in Chester.


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