Rusk County TX man killed in 4-wheeler accident while hunting
May 13, 2011
Released by the Rusk County Sheriff's Office
On Thursday, May 12, 2011, at approximately 10:00 pm, Rusk County
Sheriff's Office Deputies were dispatched to County Road 304, in the
eastern part of Rusk County, in reference to an accident involving a
A witness at the scene stated the he and the victim, Hugh Aubrey
Jones, 63, of Henderson, were raccoon hunting on four wheelers when
the accident occurred. The witness told authorities that their dogs
had trapped a raccoon in a tree, and he moved in ahead of the victim
to follow the dogs.
Jones never arrived at the tree, so the witness went back to look
for the him. The witness found the victim on the ground pinned
underneath his four wheeler. The witness summoned help from a nearby
friend, in which they managed to remove the four wheeler off of Mr.
The inquest was conducted by Justice of the Peace, Precinct 5,
Judge Joe Sorrells, who has ordered an autopsy.
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