Churchill County says 2 children die in UTV crash

Churchill County says two kids died in the crash over the weekend
Churchill County says two kids died in the crash over the weekend(KOLO)
Published: Oct. 30, 2022 at 4:21 PM PDT
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FALLON, Nev. (KOLO) - OCT. 31 UPDATE: The Churchill County Sheriff’s Office says two juveniles were killed in a crash over the weekend at the Sand Mountain Recreation Area.

The Sheriff’s Office says the juveniles were passengers in the UTV that was being operated by an adult when it rolled over.

One juvenile was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other succumbed to her injuries after being flown to Renown. Alcohol is not suspected to be a factor in the investigation.

Churchill County is investigating the incident and says a limited amount of information can be released at this time.

Original Article: A child died Saturday in an accident at Sand Mountain, Churchill County Sheriff Richard Hickox said Sunday.

The child was in a utility terrain vehicle when it happened, Hickox said.

The sheriff’s office is not releasing the name of the victim yet.

The sheriff’s office is still working on the case and will release more details later, Hickox said.

Sand Mountain is a recreation area on Bureau of Land Management land just north of U.S. 50 about 28 miles east of Fallon.