The Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal accident that happened on Old Twenty One Road at 12:07 a.m. Saturday morning.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, a 15-year old was riding a four-wheeler while towing a riding lawn mower operated by 14 year old. The juveniles were struck from behind by a red car that fled the scene.
Both juveniles were transported to the Southeastern Regional Medical Center and were then lifeflighted to Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The 14-year old was pronounced dead upon arrival and the 15-year old remains under treatment at the hospital.
The Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a small red car with possible damage to the front passenger side of the car. If anyone has any information about the vehicle, you are asked to call the Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office at 740-439-4455