Boy, 6, Dies In ATV Accident

Posted On September 03, 2014

fatal-accident-crash-graphic-small.jpg(Florence, Ind.) – A six-year-old boy was killed in an ATV accident in Switzerland County on Tuesday.

The accident happened around 5:30 p.m. on McCrearys Ridge Road in Florence, Indiana. Indiana Conservation Officers say the boy, Alex Scudder, was riding an ATV across the road when he was struck by a southbound pickup truck driven by Miles Hunt, 42.

The coroner pronounced Scudder dead at the scene.

Conservation officers have not said whether Hunt could face charges.

The investigation by conservation officers, Indiana State Police, and Switzerland County law enforcement is ongoing.