Authorities: Boy, 14, dies after ATV crash in Pike County

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PETERSBURG, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old boy has died following an ATV crash in southwestern Indiana.

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says in a statement that Kaleb S. Poehlein of Winslow lost control the ATV he was riding on Tuesday in Pike County and hit a small ditch. The department says the ATV went airborne, hit a tree and landed upside down.

The DNR says the boy wasn’t wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Authorities say he had just passed another ATV operated by a 15-year-old Winslow boy at the time of the crash. That boy wasn’t hurt.