Authorities Identify Man Killed in ATV Crash in Knox County


 Authorities are identifying the man killed in an ATV crash in Knox County this past week.  Angus Carlson died following the accident Saturday night in the 28-hundred block of Knox County Road.  A 19-year-old from Cambridge was sent to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.  The crash remains under investigation.

***Courtesy of Total Traffic News***

The Following Preliminary Information is being released by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office.

𝐖𝐇𝐀𝐓: Single vehicle ATV crash

𝐖𝐇𝐄𝐑𝐄: 2800 block of Knox Road 900E, Knox County

𝐖𝐇𝐄𝐍: Saturday, April 13th, 2024, at approximately 10:46p.m.


Unit 1: ATV


Unit 1: 25-year-old male, Altona, IL- Deceased.


Unit 1: 19-year-old male, Cambridge, IL – Transported by ambulance to an area hospital, then Life Flighted to OSF Peoria with life-threatening injuries.

𝐏𝐑𝐄𝐋𝐈𝐌𝐈𝐍𝐀𝐑𝐘: Preliminary information indicates Unit 1 was traveling through a field and struck an embankment where it came to an immediate stop. Names are not being released at this time, pending next of kin notifications.

𝐂𝐇𝐀𝐑𝐆𝐄𝐒: No further information is available.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Accident Reconstruction Team is currently investigating.

𝐀𝐥𝐥 𝐬𝐮𝐛𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐮𝐦𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧𝐧𝐨𝐜𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐥 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐧 𝐠𝐮𝐢𝐥𝐭𝐲 𝐢𝐧 𝐚 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐥𝐚𝐰.

***Courtesy of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page***

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