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CHARLES CITY -- A Charles City teenager has been declared brain dead after an ATV accident Tuesday.

Logan C. Luft, a Charles City student entering ninth grade this fall, was involved in an ATV accident Tuesday, according to a statement Charles City Schools released on its Facebook page.

The Charles City Police Department on its Facebook page shared a statement from family, which said Luft was declared brain dead at 4:54 p.m. Wednesday.

“But with great tragedy comes great heroism,” the family's statement said. “Logan Christian Luft's legacy will continue to impact others through organ donation.”

The statement said Luft would be kept on life support until Friday morning as organ recipients are chosen.

“Our thought(s) and prayers go out to our extended family as the Lufts persevere through this tragedy,” the police department said in their post. “We love you guys.”

Floyd County is conducting investigation of the accident. A dispatcher said the report wasn't complete Thursday afternoon.


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