A 16 year old Forest boy died in an accident early this morning on State Route 53 south of Forest.
According to a release from the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 1:10AM Neil F Williams, 16 years old, of rural Forest, was traveling at a high rate of speed northbound on St Rt 53 when he lost control of his vehicle.
The vehicle went off the right side of the road and struck a tree.
Williams was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by:
Forest Police Department
Jackson Forest Fire and EMS
Hardin County Coroner’s Office
Route 31 Towing
The crash remains under investigation.