Teen Dies After Weekend 4-Wheeler Accident Near Marathon

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

NEAR MARATHON - New details about the teen who was found unconscious in Brewster County on Saturday morning.

Sheriff Ronny Dodson tells NewsWest 9, 17-year-old Cole Paragan died on Sunday morning at Medical Center Hospital.

Paragan was found near a four-wheeler on a ranch south of Marathon.

He was careflighted to Odessa on Saturday suffering from severe head trauma.

Sheriff Dodson believes the family decided to take the boy off the ventilator sometime on Sunday morning.

Deputies are still investigating.

It's not clear what caused the accident.