7-year-old injured after ATV crash in Johnson County

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JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – Indiana Conservation Officers said a 7-year-old girl was injured after her ATV hit a utility pole in Franklin on Sunday night.

DNR officers said the girl became distracted and veered off the road in the 4500 block of South 537 East before hitting the utility pole.

The girl suffered a cut on her face and was checked out on scene by EMS and released. She was later taken to Johnson County Memorial Hospital by family members for precautionary reasons.

DNR officers said the victim was not wearing a helmet or any protective gear at the time of the incident. However, she was being supervised by adults when the crash happened.

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