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Elizabethtown Man Injured In 4-Wheeler Accident

Date of News Release: 06/30/2014

(Elizabethtown, KY) - Kentucky State Police Post 4 is investigating a single vehicle ATV accident that ocurred on Springfield Road just east of Elizabethtown in Hardin County. On Monday June 30, 2014 at approximately 12:34 A.M. EST David B. Taylor (20) of Elizabethtown was operating his 2009 Honda Rubicon eastbound when he struck a deer that crossed the roadway. The collision caused the victim to lose control of the ATV resulting in the operator being ejected and the vehicle overturning in the ditch on the north side of the roadway. The victim was airlifted by AirMethods to University of Louisville Hospital with life-threatening injuries and he is listed in critical condition. The accident is still under investigation by KSP Trooper Josh Cummings. KSP was assisted on the scene by the Elizabethtown Police Dept, Hardin Co. EMS, and the Valley Creek Fire Dept.