2 injured during Shelby County ATV accident Monday

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October 29th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Sheriff’s officials in Shelby County say two people were hurt when the ATV they were riding went out of control, traveled up an embankment and hit a utility pole in the Elk Horn City Park. The accident happened at around 6:30-p.m, Monday.  The ATV’s driver, 19-year old Maisie Williams, of Atlantic, and her passenger, 18-year old Angel Knowles, of Elk Horn, were ejected from the machine. Both women were transported by Elk Horn Rescue to the Cass County Memorial Hospital in Atlantic.

Williams was later flown by helicopter to the University of Nebraska Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries. Knowles suffered minor injuries, was treated and released. The accident remains under investigation.

(8-a.m. News)