Juvenile killed in off-road vehicle crash in Mansfield neighborhood

The Mansfield Police Department and Fire/EMS Department responded to a major crash involving a Kawasaki Mule side-by-side on Saturday, April 15, 2023, at 5:50 p.m. on Woodland Drive in the cul-de-sac.

Investigators believe that the operator of the vehicle tried to turn the vehicle as it was approaching the end of the cul-de-sac. During this turn, there was a loss of control which caused the Kawasaki to roll over onto its side.

The driver was able to exit the vehicle, however the passenger was trapped underneath the vehicle. The driver sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene. The passenger was transported to a local hospital in Arlington and was later pronounced deceased due to injuries sustained in the crash.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim as a 16-year-old male from Grand Prairie.

The incident remains under investigation.