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ATV Accident Kills 14-Year-Old Boy In Pike County
Updated March 22, 2017 6:47 AM | Filed under: Accident
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(PIKE CO.) - Indiana Conservation Officers are reporting that a 14-year-old boy has died as a result of injuries from an ATV accident.

Kaleb S. Poehlein of Winslow lost control of his ATV and hit a small ditch. His ATV went airborne, hit a tree and landed upside down.

Poehlein had just passed another ATV operated by 15-year-old Colton L. Wade of Winslow when he lost control. Wade was a witness to the accident, but was not involved or injured.

Multiple 911 calls were received, with the first recorded at 2:41 pm. Poehlein was taken from the scene by ambulance to Memorial Hospital in Jasper where he died from his injuries.

The accident occurred on County Road 800 East about one mile north of the County Road 175 South intersection.

Poehlein was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

Responding agencies included Jefferson Township Fire Department, Pike County Sheriff's Department, Pike County EMS, and Indiana Conservation Officers.

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