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Man dies from injuries in ATV accident

The Warrick Sheriff's Office says an injured man found in the roadway was hurt in an ATV accident. That man was taken to a hospital where he later died.

Authorities were called to the area of Inderrieden and New Harmony Roads in Warrick County around 10 p.m. Friday. 

There they found Mark Birge II, 39, of Chandler, IN, injured in the roadway.

He was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries late Saturday afternoon.

Detectives say Birge was riding ATV's with a group of friends and fell of the back of one that was being driven by a friend. We're told Birge was not wearing a helmet at the time. 

Authorities are still waiting on the final results of the autopsy. Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the incident. No arrests have been made. 

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(This story was originally published on Oct. 9, 2018)


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