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Child Rides Into Path Of Pickup
Updated May 9, 2016 6:36 AM | Filed under: Accident
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(VIGO CO.) - Friday evening at 7:06, Indiana State Police and other emergency agencies responded to the 9500 block of North Rangeline Place in New Goshen after a child on a bicycle rode into the path of a pickup truck.

Preliminary investigation revealed a 1994 Chevrolet pickup, driven by 17-year-old Gabriel Dreher of rural West Terre Haute, was northbound on Rangeline Place, when 9-year-old Noah Hoopingarner of 9500 North Rangeline Place, rode his bicycle westbound across Rangeline Place into the path of Dreher's vehicle. Hoopingarner was reportedly riding from a nearby yard to his own residence.

Hoopingarner was stabilized by members of the New Goshen Fire/Rescue and transported to Terre Haute Union Hospital by paramedics from Riley Fire/EMS. Hoopingarner appears to have suffered only numerous abrasions and contusions.

Dreher was not injured or cited. Drugs nor alcohol were a factor.

The crash was investigated by ISP Trooper Rondell Shelton. Assisting were Vigo County Sheriff's deputies David Ewing and Mary Parmer, West Terre Haute Police officers, New Goshen Fire/Rescue and Riley Fire/EMS.



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