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DNR: Hebron man killed in ORV crash

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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, DNR said.

“Initial 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.”



Posted 9/29/2020




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