15-year-old killed in wreck

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, September 5, 2000

A 15-year-old Monticello boy was killed early Saturdaymorning in a one-vehicle accident on Sandifer Highway, said Dr. JoeWard, Lawrence County coroner-medical examiner.

Jacob Young was traveling west on the road near Fergusonwhen his light-duty passenger truck went off the road and struckseveral trees around 3 a.m. Saturday, Ward said. The boy was thrownfrom the truck.

“It looks like he just lost control of his vehicle,”Ward said.

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There was no other people involved in the accident, Wardsaid.

Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello is in charge ofarrangements, which are incomplete.