Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

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June 25, 2014

Brownstown ATV driver taken to hospital after crash

BROWNSTOWN — An ATV driver was taken to St. Louis after a rollover accident.

Matthew Hellman, 22, of Brownstown, was driving an Arctic Cat ATV westbound at 10:39 p.m. Tuesday on Fayette County Road 1200 North when he left the roadway to the right. While attempting to return to the roadway, he slid sideways off the shoulder. Hellman then proceeded to rollover several times before coming to rest in a ditch.

Hellman was taken to Fayette County Hospital with injuries before being airlifted to St. Louis University for treatment.

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