7-Year-Old Girl Dies, Man Arrested After Vehicle Overturned In Warren County

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Authorities reported a sever single-vehicle crash that occurred along the 200 block of Whitney Lane in Warren County on Tuesday, 10th August around 6:45 p.m.

Initial report revealed that 2007 Polaris Ranger driven by Jerrell S. Leadman Jr, 61, of Bentonville, was moving on private property when it was not able to maneuver the terrain and somersaulted.

Leadman Jr sustained minor injury from the crash and was treated at the scene.

A passenger of the vehicle, a 7-year-old female yet to be identified was thrown from the vehicle and was pronounced died at the scene of the crash as a result of her injuries.

Non of the victims was wearing seatbelt during the incident, according to the officials.

Authorities says “Leadman was taken into custody and charged with one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence and two felony counts of child endangerment.”

Leadman was moved to the RSW Regional Jail where he is being held without bond.

The incident is still under investigation by the Authorities.