Man Dies After ATV Accident in Spencer County

(EVANSTON) – Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ATV accident that happened Monday, Nov. 25th that resulted in the death of a Spencer County man the next day.

Dale Carter, 49, of Evanston, was found on County Road 1200 East near the town of Evanston after he had apparently lost control of his four-wheeler and was thrown from the vehicle. Carter suffered head and chest trauma. He was flown to St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, where he died on Tuesday, Nov. 26th as a result of the injuries.

The accident happened just north of County Road 1050 North on County Road 1200 East sometime before 7:38 p.m. The cause of the accident is unknown.

Carter was not wearing a helmet or protective gear. 

Responding agencies included the Spencer County Sheriff’s Department, Santa Claus Police Department, Spencer County EMS, Stat Flight, New Boston Fire Department and Indiana Conservation Officers.