Authorities Identify Man Killed in ATV Crash in Knox County

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 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.

𝐕𝐄𝐇𝐈𝐂𝐋𝐄𝐒:

Unit 1: ATV

DRIVERS:

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

PASSENGERS:

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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