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Williams Man Injured After Crashing ATV

Last updated on Monday, May 7, 2012

(ORLEANS) - Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ATV accident that occurred in Orange County on County Road 100 W near the town of Orleans.

Indiana Conservation Officers, along with Orange County Sheriff's Department and Orleans Police Department responded to a reported ATV accident with injuries.

Jordan Karnes, 23, of Williams, was operating an ATV heading North on County Road 100 W. The ATV left the roadway and crashed into a fence along the side of the roadway, causing the ATV to roll.

Karnes was not wearing any type of safety equipment. Karnes was flown to U of L Hospital in Louisville by Air EVAC.

Indiana Conservation Officers were assisted by Orange County Sheriff's Department, Orleans Police Department, and IU Heath Paoli Hospital EMS.

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