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ATV Accident Claims Life Of 7-Year-Old
Updated April 11, 2017 6:40 AM | Filed under: Accident
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(POSEY CO.) - Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ATV accident that resulted in the death of a 7-year-old child.

Posey County Dispatch received the first 911 call at 4:29 pm.

Police say Emma Clark, of Wadesville, was a passenger on a Kawasaki Brute Force 750 ATV that rolled on top of her. She was transported to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, where she died as a result of her injuries.

The ATV was being navigated on an embankment off of Hidbrader Road to turn around when the accident occurred.

Emma was seated between the operator of the ATV 39-year-old Jennifer Blakemore, of Providence KY and her mother 37-year-old Deborah Clark, of Wadesville.

No one on the ATV was wearing protective gear or helmets. Neither adult suffered life threatening injuries.

Responding agencies included Posey County Sheriff's Department, Wadesville Fire Department, Posey County EMS and Indiana Conservation Officers.



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