On Thursday July 25, 2019 at 2:52pm Deputies were notified that there had been a wreck on Highway 75 at Rudd School road involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle. Deputies arrived on the scene and found citizens attending to the injured motorcycle rider. The roadway had to be temporarily shutdown. Paramedics responded and attempted to treat the injured rider but he did not survive his injuries. The rider was identified and determined to be 15 years old. The body was released to the Coroners Office. This accident is under investigation by the Sheriff’s accident reconstruction team.
The missing child, 4-year-old Jarren Austin, Jr., who was reported earlier as missing has been located and is safe.