(WLTX) -- A man is dead after after what officials say was a 4-wheeler accident while hunting Saturday morning.

According to the Kershaw County Coroner, 72-year-old Alan Wooten died after his 4-wheeler hit a tree at around 9:00 a.m.. We are told he was riding in an area on Red Banks Farms with a group of people where the grass was high.

He ended up running into a dead tree that was lying in the the dirt road which caused him to flip frontwards. Officials say he was pronounced dead at the scene.