Juvenile Killed In Utility Vehicle Crash

A UTV accident Saturday morning south of Russell killed a juvenile and injured another.

According to the Russell County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 10:37 AM Saturday, Russell County 911 Dispatch received a report of an injury accident.

The accident occurred in a pasture south of Russell.

Deputies from the Russell County Sheriff’s Office along with Russell City Fire and Russell County EMS responded.

It was discovered the juvenile driver of an off road UTV was ejected and trapped under the vehicle.

The Russell County Deputy Coroner was contacted and pronounced the driver dead at the scene.

A juvenile passenger was also ejected from the vehicle.

The passenger was transported to Russell Regional Hospital where he was treated and released.

The names of both occupants are being withheld pending family notifications.

Story by David Elliott / KRSL Radio