ATV crash critically hurts Pierceton man

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) A Pierceton man was critically hurt early Saturday night after crashing an ATV on a South Whitley road.

Police and medics were called just before 10 p.m. on a report of an off-road vehicle crash on South Whitley Road.

Investigators said 31-year-old Matthew Snyder of Pierceton was operating an ATV with 25-year-old Erica Alma of Sidney just south of County Road 200 South when he missed a curve in the road. The ATV veered off the roadway and hit a tree, according to Indiana Conservation officers.

Snyder was airlifted to a Fort Wayne hospital in critical condition. Police said Sunday his condition had not changed.

Alma was treated at the scene and released, police said.

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