One Dead, Two Hospitalized in Saline Co. UTV Accident

Stonefort – A Carrier Mills man is dead after a UTV accident this weekend near Stonefort. According to the Saline County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened on Battleford Road at around 1:00 Saturday morning when the vehicle being driven by 36-year-old Joshua Reed left the roadway and overturned. Reed and three other passengers were thrown from the vehicle. Reed was pronounced dead at the scene. Two other passengers, Courtney Joyner and Michael Perry, both of Carrier Mills, were airlifted to an Indiana hospital with sever injuries. A fourth passenger was treated at the scene. The accident remains under investigation.