STOCKTON, Ill. (WTVO) — A Stockton juvenile killed by a utility task vehicle (UTV) after being pinned beneath the vehicle after hitting a stump.
According to the Jo Daviess County Sheriff, deputies were called to the 3000 block of S. Fairway Road around 4:16 p.m.
Police did not give the ages of the juveniles involved, but said one was operating the UTV and the other was a passenger when the vehicle hit a stump. Both juveniles were thrown from the vehicle, but the operator was pinned beneath it and was killed.
The sheriff’s office said the accident was under investigation.