Fort Thomas — A boy is killed when a Ranger ATV crashes near the road in Black Rock and Hinton.
The accident occurred around 1:00 pm on Saturday, May 27. One of the passengers on the ATV told the Graham County Sheriff’s Deputy that the ATV was traveling south on Black Rock Road when an oncoming northbound vehicle crossed into the southbound lane. rice field.
The ATV overturned as the driver of the ATV tried to move out of the way of an oncoming vehicle. The driver made a similar statement to lawmakers. However, the driver had trouble breathing and his interview was interrupted. The driver was eventually taken from the Mount Graham Regional Medical Center to the Banner UMC Trauma Center in Tucson, where no injuries have been identified.
Neither the driver nor the passenger could recognize the oncoming vehicle. But a property owner in the area said the man had come to his home to inform him of the accident and left. The property owner’s son suggested a male name to his agent.
A second passenger on the ATV was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy was ordered by the Pima County coroner’s office.
The identities of the three victims have not been released as they were all juveniles.
Agents interviewed the owner of the ATV, who said the owner was hosting a graduation party for an eighth grader and told one of the boys that he had no driver’s license. He reportedly admitted to allowing him to drive the car. The owner said he didn’t know two other juveniles were in the car.
An investigation into this incident is ongoing.