Man and 7-year-old son die in ATV accident in Chickasaw County

Cletus & Adian Pannell | Photo: Courtesy

Updated Article - A man and his 7-year-old son died after an ATV accident in Chickasaw County.

Posted: Jul 28, 2019 6:34 PM
Updated: Jul 29, 2019 11:04 AM

OKOLONA, Miss. (WTVA) - A father and son died after an ATV accident on Saturday in Chickasaw County.

Chickasaw County Sheriff James Meyers confirmed the accident happened on County Road 132 at approximately 7 p.m.

Meyers said the child died on the scene. He later identified the child as Adian Pannell, 7.

The father was taken to a hospital but later died from his injuries that night.

The sheriff later identified the father as Cletus Pannell, 41.

Meyers said the two lost control of the ATV and ran into a tree.

Editor's Note: This article was updated on Monday include the names of the father and son. 

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