Teen dies in four-wheeler accident on rural Mississippi road

Published 6:00 am Sunday, January 9, 2022

A 15-year-old male from Louisiana died in a four-wheeler accident today in Adams County, Coroner James Lee said.

The teen, who officials have not named, was pronounced dead around 4 p.m. after the accident happened on Roxie Road, he said. He added the Adams County Sheriff’s Office and Franklin County Sheriff’s Offices are investigating the accident.

The teen’s family was on a hunting trip, he said.

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“This was tragic today,” he said. “My heart and prayers go out to this family.”