Spencer Co. man dead after ATV crash

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SPENCER Co., Ind. (WEHT) — Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a deadly ATV accident from Monday night.

Officers said 49-year-old Dale Carter of Evanston was found on County Road 1200 East shortly before 7:38 p.m. after he apparently lost of control of his four wheeler and was thrown from the ATV.

Carter was flown to St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville where he died Tuesday from injuries due to head and chest trauma.

Conservation officers say they are investigating the cause of the crash and that 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.

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