(LaOtto) Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a fatal off-road vehicle accident that occurred yesterday at approximately 1:41 p.m. in the 3300 block of south C.R. 600 East.
A side-by-side off-road vehicle (ORV) with one occupant was traveling south on C.R. 600 East and 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.
The operator of the vehicle 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 name of the victim has not been released pending family notification.
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.