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Fatal ATV Crash Leaves One Dead; One In Critical Condition

An ATV accident has left one in critical condition and a 6 year old dead in Christian County on Sunday.  At 8:08 PM, 9-1-1 received a call-in reference to an ATV crash in Johnson Township in Christian County. Authorities arrived and found three occupants that had been thrown from an ATV. 


44 year old James Bradley Cox was the driver of the ATV and was transported to St. John’s Hospital and is in critical condition. A 10 year old male was also transported to St. John’s Hospital with minor injuries and was released.  6 year old Ulicia M. Garner-Cox of Oklahoma was pronounced dead on the scene by Christian County Coroner Amy Calvert Winans.

 

Coroner Winans said of the incident, “This is a tragic accident that has affected a family deeply.  It has affected our law enforcement and emergency responders and we continue to pray for the entire family as they heal physically and emotionally.”

 

Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp says the investigation is still ongoing but there is no indication that the driver was impaired by alcohol or drugs. 

 

Assisting at the scene were the Christian County Sheriff’s Office, Dunn’s Ambulance, Owaneco Fire Department, and Morrisonville Police Department. 

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