Monroe County boy killed in fatal collision

Published: Oct. 15, 2021 at 10:38 AM CDT
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TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. (WBKO) - Kentucky State Police says a boy was killed Thursday in an accident involving an ATV.

According to the report, the accident happened around 4:24 p.m. Officials said the boy, later identified as Bryson Pickerell, was riding a 2004 Honda ATV on White Street when he lost control and ran off the roadway. The ATV struck a tree and then a home. KSP says Bryson was not wearing a helmet. He was taken to the Monroe County Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.

A post on the Monroe County School District’s Facebook page said that Bryson was a 6th grade student at Monroe County Middle School. The post described Bryson as an “active and kind young man who loved to make people laugh.”

It is with great sadness that we share with you the passing of one of our students, Bryson Pickerell. Bryson was a...

Posted by Monroe County School District (KY) on Friday, October 15, 2021

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