A fatal ATV accident that occurred on County Road 1115E in Effingham County, south of County Road 1000N (Dutch Lane), late Saturday night claimed the lives of two area teens.
According to a press release from Illinois State Police District 12, 19 year old, Kodie Hollinshead, of Teutopolis and 19 year old, Rachel Dettling, of Mattoon, were traveling southbound on County Road 1115E, when their ATV drove off the roadway to left, at approximately 11:35pm. The ATV struck a deep ditch, overturned, and ejected both Hollinshead and Dettling. Both teens were pronounced deceased at the scene,
The accident is being investigated by the Illinois State Police and the Effingham County Coroner’s Office.