Celestine man killed in off-road vehicle accidentAugust 17, 2020
By Herald Staff
CELESTINE — A Celestine man was killed in an off-road vehicle accident Saturday in Celestine.
Dubois County Dispatch received a 911 call at 10:36 p.m. Saturday in reference a serious ORV accident near State Road 164.
Initial investigation revealed that a side-by-side ORV driven by Isaac Frank, 39, of Celestine was operating on private property when it overturned. Frank was ejected and pinned beneath the vehicle.
Frank was transported by Memorial Hospital EMS to the Jasper hospital where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy is scheduled for this morning. The investigation is ongoing.
Helmets and protective riding gear were not being worn at the time of the accident. Indiana conservation officers recommend using all available safety equipment. For more information on ORV safety, visit www.offroad-ed.com/indiana/.
Assisting agencies included the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office, Dubois County coroner, Celestine Volunteer Fire Department, Memorial Hospital EMS and St. Vincent Stat Flight.
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