Pike County juvenile crushed by vehicle, killed during burglary: PCSO

STAFF REPORT :::

A 14-year-old boy was killed today when he was crushed by a vehicle in a Pike County business.

The Pike County Sheriff’s Office responded at 4:16 Friday afternoon to 14777 Highway 19 in response to a report of a person trapped under a vehicle.

Upon arrival, deputies located the 14-year-old boy with severe trauma underneath a vehicle.

Authorities say two other juveniles, ages 13 and 14, were inside the business, Middle Georgia Water Systems, along with the injured male.

The injured boy was transported by Emergency Medical Services personnel and was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

The two uninjured juveniles indicated they were inside the business working on vehicles, officials say.

However, investigators say the three juveniles committed a burglary to enter the premises.

The surviving 13- and 14-year-old suspects have been charged with burglary, criminal damage to property, entering auto and reckless conduct.

The PCSO says investigation is ongoing and further details will be released when possible.

Please consider financially supporting The GRIP.
The news you find in The GRIP is free for all. You’ll never be hindered by a paywall or limited to only a few articles each month. That’s because knowledge CANNOT be a commodity available only to those with the ability to purchase it.
While the news will always be free for all, it is far from free to produce. That’s why The GRIP needs your support.
Your support will enable The GRIP to continue to provide relevant news in your community and beyond. It’s quick and painless. Just click this link: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=16902623
All support will be greatly appreciated, whether a small one-time donation or recurring monthly gift.
Thank you!

Publisher’s note: This article has been updated to include the ages of the three juveniles involved in this incident.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

<span>%d</span> bloggers like this: