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Martinsville Teen Dies After Crashing ATV
Updated May 5, 2013 1:07 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(MARTINSVILLE) - Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a fatal ATV accident that happened Wednesday evening in Morgan County near the intersection of Bryant's Creek and Moulton Roads.

Tyler Roland, 14, Martinsville, was driving a Polaris Ranger along the county road when he lost control of the vehicle near a curve in the roadway.

The ATV rolled on to the driver's side, and Roland was thrown from the vehicle.

Emergency personnel arrived on scene and requested a medical helicopter. Roland was pronounced dead while being transported by ambulance to the helicopter.

A 14 year old passenger on the ATV received minor injuries during the crash.

Preliminary information indicates that speed is a contributing factor in the crash. The accident remains under investigation, and additional witnesses are being interviewed.



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