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Posey County Teen Dies Following Wreck

Last updated on Wednesday, June 5, 2013

(POSEY COUNTY) - A Posey County teenager has died following wreck on South Cox Road.

Brad Conaway of WFIE reports that, according to Vanderburgh County Coroner Annie Groves, the victim is 15-year-old Cole Russell.

The accident happened at 6:59 p.m. Monday. Sheriff Greg Oeth said Russell lost control on loose gravel and overturned in a drainage ditch. He was taken to Deaconess Hospital where he died.

Sheriff Oeth said Russell was in the Fire Cadet Program with Black Township Fire Department and his father is a reserve officer with the Posey County Sheriff's Office.

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