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Owensville man injured in ATV accident

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GIBSON CO., IN (WFIE) -

A Gibson County man was injured in an ATV accident this weekend. 

Indiana Conservation Officers say they are investigating the accident that happened near the town of Hazelton on Friday night.

Officials say 43-year-old Steve Hale, of Owensville, was operating an ATV on private property and lost control of the vehicle, causing him to be ejected.

Hale was flown to St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville where he was treated for internal injuries and head injuries.

Conservation officers say alcohol may have been a factor in the cause of the accident.

Indiana Conservation Officers strongly encourage the use of protective gear such as helmets, gloves and protective clothing while operating off road vehicles.

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