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Teen killed, two juveniles injured in Wheeler County UTV accident

A 16-year-old from Lumber City died from her injuries on the way to an ambulance

ALAMO, Ga. — A 16-year-old died Sunday after an accident involving a utility terrain vehicle.

According to Georgia State Patrol, a 2021 Polaris Ranger was going north on Wheat Road when it hit a ditch, overturned, and hit a fence.

Paulette McLeod, a 16-year-old from Lumber City, died from her injuries on her to the city of Alamo to meet an ambulance.

Two other juveniles were injured in the crash. Georgia State Patrol says they aware of conflicting statements regarding who was driving the vehicle. They’re not sure who was driving the vehicle at the time of the crash, and it is still under investigation.

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