Sheridan County Attorney Jamian Simmons says it was a rollover accident about 5:30 Saturday afternoon that took the life of 15-year old Eli Hunter of Gordon.
Simmons says Hunter was driving a pickup under a school permit when he lost control on a gravel county road about a mile northeast of Gordon.
The pickup rolled and Hunter was killed. A juvenile passenger, whose name is not being released, was treated for minor injuries.
Simmons says the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the accident to clarify a few facts, including whether there was another vehicle on the road at the time.
Hunter was a freshman at Gordon-Rushville High School and a member of the football team. His funeral in Friday morning at 10:00 at the Church of God in Gordon.