Fatal 4-Wheeler Accident in Washington County

Fatal 4-Wheeler Accident in Washington County

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Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a fatal ATV accident that occurred outside of Salem Tuesday evening in the 5000 block of Old State Road 56 East.

A 911 was placed to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office reporting an unresponsive male near an overturned ATV.

Steven Raisor, 20, Salem, was pronounced dead at approximately 9:31 p.m. According to the preliminary investigation, Raisor was eastbound on a Honda ATV before he lost control and was thrown from the ATV, striking the roadway surface.

Washington County Coroner Rondale Brishaber will determine the official cause of death.

Assisting agencies were the Sheriff’s Department, Gibson Township Volunteer Fire Department and Washington County Ambulance Service.

Raisor was not wearing a helmet or any safety equipment at the time of the accident.

Indiana Conservation officers strongly encourage riders to always wear a helmet and necessary safety equipment when operating an ATV.

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