A Hebron man died
on Sunday in an off-road vehicle (ORV) accident in Lake County, the Indiana
Department of Natural Resources is reporting.
The victim has been
identified as Michael C. Kuchta, 60.
According to DNR,
at 10:45 p.m. Sunday the Lake County Sheriff’s Police took a missing person
report for Kuchta, who was last seen at 2:20 p.m. when he left his residence
on an ORV.
A search was
initiated and at approximately 12:40 a.m. Monday LCSP deputies located
Kuchta’s body and an accident scene on private property near his residence,
investigation showed that Kuchta was not wearing a helmet or using safety
equipment at the time of the accident,” DNR said. “The investigation is
ongoing. Determination of cause of death is pending autopsy results.”