Child killed in ATV, motorcycle crash in Bartholomew Co.

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BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – A child was killed in a crash involving an ATV and a motorcycle in Bartholomew County Thursday night.

The crash happened north of Tellman Road and County Road 200 West in Columbus around 7 p.m.

Officials say the 11-year-old child was operating a four-wheel ATV and was coming out of a field and up onto the roadway. The child was hit by a southbound motorcycle and killed.

Major Todd Noblitt with the Bartholomew County Sheriff says the motorcyclist was taken by medical helicopter to IU Health Methodist Hospital in an unknown condition.

The crash is under investigation.
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