Carter Lake man dies in Bluffs ATV crash


May 23rd, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Police in Council Bluffs say a Carter Lake man died Sunday evening, when he lost control of the All-Terrain Vehicle he was driving and hit a power pole. 24-year old Phillip Bigham was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash near the intersection of East Manawa Drive and Navajo Street. A second, unidentified person on the machine was injured, and transported to the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The crash happened at around 5:20-p.m.

An investigation revealed Bigham was operating a 4-wheel ATV on Navajo Street and approaching East Manawa Drive when the machine went out of control. The accident remains under investigation.