Teen killed in ATV accident laid to rest

Family and friends say goodbye to a Pike County teenager who died in an ATV wreck on Christmas Day.

18 year old Andrew Case was laid to rest in Sidney Tuesday.

Police say the Belfry High School senior died when the front wheel came off his ATV and he hit a tree.

Andy Case loved to race motorcycles so his friends used his love for the vehicles to honor him after the funeral services.

His family and friends say he was a good person whose life was cut short.

Neighbors in Sidney say 18 year old Andy Case was a familiar face in the community.

Family and friends say the Belfry High School senior loved everyone he knew.

"He made everybody laugh. Ge was a good person and a better friend." Delmar Francis, a friend of Case said.

Friends say his life ended too soon.

Hundreds filled the Mount Pleasant Old Regular Baptist Church in Sidney to say good-bye and remember his life.

Case loved motorcycles and racing.

"He was the best rider this town had ever seen. He could have gone pro." Francis said.

To honor Case's memory and his love of racing, dozens of high school students rode motorcycles and ATVs in the funeral processional.

The teens have a hard time coping with the loss, but say they will always have their memories.

"Look back and smile and just remember everything positive that's happened. All the good times, even the bad times, just hanging out and having fun." Francis said.

They say Case may be gone but he will never be forgotten.

Case also leaves behind his parents and sister.


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