A sixteen-year-old Trion High School student, Josh Hernandez, passed away from injuries received in a four-wheeler accident over the past weekend.
Reports said that Hernandez wrecked on Knox Street in Pennville near Paradise Gardens. he was Lifeflighted to Erlanger Hosptial in Chattooga where he died from his injuries.
On Tuesday evening, Trion Athletics posted on their social media page:
Trion High School and Trion Athletics mourns the loss of one of our own this evening. It is with great sadness we inform Bulldog Nation that Josh Hernandez passed away today shortly after 6pm from injuries he sustained from an ATV accident on Saturday. We as a school and community offer our deepest sympathy to the entire Hernandez Family. We extend our love, prayers, and support to you during this extremely difficult time. Rest In Peace Josh.
On Wednesday, the Trion Fellowship of Christian Athletes set up a memorial at the Trion High School gym for Hernandez.
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A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family with medical and funeral expenses.