American singer/songwriter JEFFREY STEELE's 13-year-old son was killed on Sunday (28JAN07) after losing control of an all-terrain vehicle he was driving. ALEX LEVASSEUR was thrown from the vehicle in Franklin, Tennessee after attempting to steer it through a curve in the road. Steele's songwriting credits include Leann Rimes' BIG DEAL, Faith Hill's WHEN THE LIGHTS GO DOWN and Tim Mcgraw's THE COWBOY IN ME.