Man injured in ATV accident

An Indiana man was injured after he was involved in an accident on an all-terrain vehicle in Cass County’s Porter Township.

Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called shortly before 3 p.m. Tuesday to the 10000 block of Bair Lake Road in response to an accident with injuries.

Upon arrival, deputies met with the driver, 40-year-old Timothy Krucina, of Hobart. He told authorities he was driving through a bean field and believes he inadvertently applied the ATV’s front brake.

The momentum caused him to eject in a forward manner from the seat of the ATV. Krucina was not wearing a helmet and authorities said alcohol does not appear to be a factor.

He was transported to Three Rivers Health for treatment of minor injuries.

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