PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. - Update 6/8/19 8:50 P.M.: Hog Waller Mud Bog's official Facebook page posted a message addressing the deadly all-terrain vehicle crash at their off-road event earlier today.
In a press release, the Florida Highway Patrol said William T. Lemire fell off his ATV at Hog Waller Mud Bog and was fatally wounded. Lamire was pronounced dead on the scene.
Update 6/8/19 5:13 P.M.: The Florida Highway Patrol tweeted the all-terrain vehicle crash involved a single vehicle with a single occupant and the rider was deceased on the scene.
A deadly crash involving a single vehicle and occupant happened at the Hog Waller Mud Bog & ATV park.— Brittney Verner (@BrittneyVerner) June 8, 2019
Stay tuned to @ActionNewsJax as we learn more details on how this deadly crash happened. pic.twitter.com/0UCh5w0nQr
A portion of the Hog Waller Mud Bog ATV park is closed for investigation.
Putnam County Fatal Crash: ATV crash off CR 310. Single vehicle - single occupant. Rider deceased on scene. Portion of private ATV park is closed for investigation. pic.twitter.com/Uq7afOCuNR— FHPJacksonville (@FHPJacksonville) June 8, 2019
The Putnam County Sheriff's Office said there was a deadly crash at Hog Waller Mud Bog in Palatka involving an all-terrain vehicle.
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The Florida Highway Patrol's live traffic map lists a crash with a fatality near Hog Waller Mud Bog's address.
Police confirmed that one person is dead as the result of the ATV crash.
Hog Waller is hosting an event called "Dirty Deeds ATV Bouty Hole Extravaganza," where ATV and off-road truck drivers gather to ride trails in the muddy swamp.
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