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14-Year-Old Dies In Dubois County ATV Accident
Updated October 6, 2014 8:23 AM | Filed under: Accident
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(DUBOIS CO.) - Indiana Conservation officers are investigating a fatal ATV accident that occurred near Holland around 2:30p.m. Sunday afternoon.

14-year-old William Conner Hall of Huntingburg was pronounced dead by the Dubois County Coroner's Office after being transported to Jasper Memorial Hospital.

Hall and three other juveniles were riding their ATV's north on County Road 850 West when they attempted to negotiate a curve in the roadway. Hall, who was driving one of the ATVs, struck the front of a tractor/loader, traveling south on County Road 850 West, driven by Mike Hillsmey, also of Huntingburg.

Despite efforts at the scene and hospital to resuscitate Hall their efforts failed.

A juvenile passenger on Hall's ATV received non-life threatening injuries.

Hall was wearing a helmet.

This makes the 10th fatality in Indiana involving an ATV this year. Indiana Conservation Officers strongly encourage riders and passengers to always wear a helmet and necessary safety equipment, and to operate with due regard when operating an ATV to prevent or reduce possible injury.

14-year-old William Conner Hall, of Huntingburg was pronounced dead by the Dubois County Coroner's Office after being transported to Jasper Memorial Hospital.

Hall and three other juveniles were riding their ATV's north on County Road 850 West when they attempted to negotiate a curve in the roadway. Hall, who was driving one of the ATVs, struck the front of a tractor/loader, traveling south on County Road 850 West, driven by Mike Hillsmey, also of Huntingburg.

Despite efforts at the scene and hospital to resuscitate Hall their efforts failed.

A juvenile passenger on Hall's ATV received non-life threatening injuries.

Hall was wearing a helmet at the time of the incident.

This makes the 10th fatality in Indiana involving an ATV this year. Indiana Conservation Officers strongly encourage riders and passengers to always wear a helmet and necessary safety equipment, and to operate with due regard when operating an ATV to prevent or reduce possible injury.

Assisting agencies at the scene included the Dubois County Sheriff's Department, Dubois County EMS, Holland Fire Department and first responders, and the Dubois County Coroner.



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