6-year-old killed in ATV/pedestrian crash; police investigating
Beaumont Police responded to Tyrrell Park in reference to a crash involving an ATV/four-wheeler and a 6-year-old at 7:09 p.m. Saturday.
Preliminary investigation has revealed a 36-year-old male was operating the ATV in the park and struck the child.
The child was taken to a local hospital, where he died a short time later.
The driver of the ATV was placed under arrest for outstanding warrants unrelated to this incident, according to Beaumont Police, and taken to the Jefferson County Jail.
The investigation is on-going.
According to a person identified as Taylor Allen on gofundme.com, a fundraising effort has been set up for the family of the victim — Carter Osborn.
The fundraising page says: “Taylor Osborn’s youngest son, Carter — an energetic, athletic, sweet, funny little boy — tragically passed away after an accident involving an ATV. While we are grateful that the driver of the 4-wheeler has been apprehended by authorities, the Osborn family has had their lives suddenly and permanently altered. Carter is the beloved son of Taylor Osborn and the youngest brother to Bentley and BJ, and will be deeply missed by his immediate and extended family and friends.”