Man, 20, killed when off-road vehicle flips in ditch


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INDIANAPOLIS (WANE) — A man died from his injuries after his off-road vehicle struck a ditch in a cornfield, flipped over, and ejected him near Danville Friday night.

Police and medics were called around 10 p.m. on a report of the crash. On the scene, responders found Chase Lynch, 20, of Danville, unresponsive. Lynch was transported to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries from the accident on Saturday morning.

Indiana Conservation Officers believe that Lynch was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, which is still under investigation.

Indiana Conservation Officers strongly encourage riders to always wear a helmet and use necessary safety equipment when operating off-road vehicles.

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