11-Year-Old Dies In ATV/Car Accident

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Athens Messenger staff reports

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Updated Tue, Aug 27, 2013 3:02 pm

An 11-year-old child from Racine was killed Monday afternoon after his ATV was struck by a car.

Darren C. Roush was driving a 1996 Honda ATV westbound on Route 124 near mile post 37 south of Racine in Meigs County when, according to the State Highway Patrol, the ATV went left of center and was struck by a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu being driven by Amanda Ashworth, 29, of Racine.

The accident occurred at 5:24 p.m. Roush was transported to Jackson General Hospital in Ravenswood, W.Va. where he died from injuries sustained in the crash.

Ashworth suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

The roadway was closed for approximately five hours.

The incident is still under investigation.

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