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Watson child killed in UTV accident

4 years 1 week 4 days ago Sunday, July 05 2015 Jul 5, 2015 July 05, 2015 11:04 AM July 05, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Michael Vinsanau

ST. HELENA, La. - The Fourth of July turned tragic for one Watson family.

Gavin Knapp, 12, was riding on a UTV, when the driver made a sharp turn and flipped the vehicle, which landed on Knapp.

Joshua Keith Tharpe, 36, was driving the vehicle, and was charged with vehicular homicide. Tharpe's bond was set at $100,000, and he has since bonded out.

A GoFundMe account has been set up for the funeral costs. 

Stay tuned to WBRZ for the latest information.


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