Russell County fatality: Nicholas Ring, 15, dies in wreck on Knowles Road

A 15-year-old student died late Friday when the motorcycle he was on was in an accident with a vehicle, authorities said.

Nicholas Ring, of Smiths, Ala. was on Knowles Road, off of U.S. 431, when the wreck occurred, said Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry Jr. “He later died at the Atlanta Medical Center from blunt force trauma injuries,” Sumbry said.

The case is under investigation by the Phenix City Police Department, the coroner added.