Police say a teenage motorist died Monday when his sport-utility vehicle flipped near Mount Vernon.
Deputies with the Posey County Sheriff’s Department report that 15-year-old Mount Vernon resident Cole Russell was behind the wheel of a Jeep SUV as it traveled along Cox Road. Around 6:55 p.m., Cole apparently lost control of the vehicle on a dirt road, causing it to flip.
The impact left him pinned in the wreckage. Paramedics responded to the scene and transported Cole to a hospital in the Evansville area, but doctors were unable to save him.
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