More details on weekend ATV accident in Mills County

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April 4th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The Mills County Sheriff’s Department today (Wednesday) released additional details about an ATV accident that occurred over the weekend. During the incident last Saturday, a 4-year old Henderson boy was critically injured.

Officials say at around 7:15-p.m on March 31st, sheriff’s deputies, along with Henderson Fire and Rescue, and Macedonia Rescue, were dispatched to 206 Southwest Street in Henderson, after a report was received about a child being hit by a 4-wheeler.¬†After rescuers arrived, they determined the victim, Kolbe Klindt was critically injured. LifeNet helicopter was called to transport the boy to Creighton University Medical Center.

The driver of the ATV was identified as Garret Horgdal, of Henderson. Deputies obtained a search warrant for a blood specimen from Horgdal, to determine the level of alcohol in his system. The child remains hospitalized, and the incident remains under investigation.