Christmas Eve ATV accident takes the life of 12-year-old boy

HARRISON COUNTY (KYTX) - Harrison County Sheriffs responded to an ATV accident in the 4300 block of Cooks Rd. on Christmas Eve that took the life of a 12-year-old boy.

Dispatchers received the call for assistance around 10:45 p.m. Marshall EMS treated one victim on the scene. The second victim, a 12-year-old boy, appeared to have been thrown from the 4 seat Polaris ATV they were riding in. EMS advised that he was deceased.

Judge Westy Meisenheimer was notified of the accident and ordered an investigation into the death.

The first victim was transported to Marshall Good Shepherd for treatment of his injuries.

Harrison County Sheriffs are gathering witness statements and the investigation is ongoing.


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