(LAOTTO) – Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a fatal off-road vehicle accident that occurred New Year’s Day at approximately 1:41 p.m. today in LaOtto.
A side-by-side off-road vehicle (ORV) driven by 49-year-old Chad J. Miller, of Churubusco was traveling south on County Road 600 East. Miller lost control when it hit a patch of snow in the roadway.
The vehicle then went off the east side of the roadway and rolled multiple times.
Miller was not wearing a seatbelt, helmet, or any other protective riding gear and was pinned under the vehicle.
A passerby called 911 and reported the accident.
The Noble County Sheriff’s Department, Churubusco Fire Department, LaOtto Fire Department, Parkview Noble EMS, and the Noble County Coroner’s Office assisted on scene.