(VINCENNES) – Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an off-road vehicle (ORV) accident that occurred Saturday, killing a Knox County, Indiana, man.
Knox County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call at 11:23 p.m. about an off-road vehicle accident on Deer Trail north of Lafferty Road in Vincennes.
According to Indiana Conservation officers, 56-year-old William Keith Webb, of Vincennes, was traveling northbound in a side by side off-road vehicle on Deer Trail when the vehicle left the gravel drive and overturned. Webb was thrown from the vehicle and pinned beneath the vehicle.
Webb was transported by ambulance to Good Samaritan Hospital where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy will be scheduled early this week.
The investigation is still ongoing.
Helmets and protective riding gear were not being worn at the time of the accident. Indiana Conservation Officers recommend using all available safety equipment. For more information on ORV safety, see offroad-ed.com/indiana
Assisting agencies from included Knox County EMS, Vincennes Township Fire Department, Johnson Township Fire Department, Knox County Coroner’s office, Knox County Sheriff’s Office, and Indiana State Police.