Benny Griffin Road (off County Line Road and FM-1276) in East Polk County, September 14, 2014.
September 14, 2014...
4 Wheeler Crash Takes Life of 15 Year Old Boy, BIG SANDY, September 14, 2014 - Shortly after 10 am on September 14, 2014, a local 15 year old boy was traveling west-bound on Benny Griffen on a Honda 4 wheeler. The boy's all terrain vehicle left the unpaved, uneven road to the right and rolled. The vehicle landed on top of the teen. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with the Alabama Coushatta Volunteer Fire Department and police, Corporal Terry White with the Polk County Sheriff's Office, Game Warden Ryan Hall, and Trooper Allen Stanton with the Texas Highway Patrol. Emergency personnel performed CPR ,then rushed him to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital where he was to be flown to Houston. Somewhere, while enroute, the youngster passed away. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Allen Stanton with the Texas Highway Patrol.
Game Warden Ryan Hall (left) assisted Trooper Allen Stanton (right).
Pink flags mare the path where the 4 wheeler left the road to the right.
September 13, 2014...
4 Wheeler Accident Takes Life of Katy Area 13 Year Old, BIG SANDY, September 13, 2014 - Late Saturday night a 13 year old boy from Katy was driving a Polaris Ranger on some private property near Camp Ruby road and rolled his vehicle. A friend attempted to apply CPR as they waited for Americare Ambulance Service to arrive. Additionally, Trooper Chad Seamans with the Texas Highway Patrol was dispatched. The boy was transported by ambulance to CHI Memorial Hospital in Livingston where he passed away a short time later from massive internal injuries. The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Chad Seamans with the Texas Highway Patrol.
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