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Three Wabash youth injured in off-road vehicle accidents

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating two separate off road vehicle accidents that occurred on Tuesday on the Paperworks Paperboard Group property in Wabash.

Wabash City Police Department responded to the first accident on West Mill Street Wednesday evening shortly after 8 p.m. Heaven Pattee, 10, Wabash, was treated for minor injuries at Wabash County Hospital after she lost control of her dirt bike in the gravel.

Wabash PD returned to the property shortly before 9 p.m. to respond to a second more serious accident. Air Ambulance flew Emmaleigh Miller, 4, Wabash, and Lisa Miller, 12, Wabash, to Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne for head and internal injuries after their four-wheeler crashed into a parked semi trailer.

Indiana Conservation Officers will be forwarding their investigation to the Wabash County Prosecutor’s office for review.

Posted on 2013 Jun 25