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7-year-old Emma Clark of Wadesville Killed in ATV Accident

Monday, April 10, 2017, 10:38 PM

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ATV accident that resulted in the death of a seven-year-old child.

Emma Clark (7) of Wadesville was a passenger on a Kawasaki Brute Force 750 ATV that rolled on top of her.  She was transported to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, where she died as a result of her injuries.

The ATV was being navigated on an embankment off of Hidbrader Road to turn around when the accident occurred.

Emma was seated between the operator of the ATV Jennifer Blakemore (39) of Providence KY and her mother Deborah Clark (37) of Wadesville.

No one on the ATV was wearing protective gear or helmets.  Neither adult suffered life-threatening injuries.

Responding agencies included Posey County Sheriff’s Department, Wadesville Fire Department, Posey County EMS and Indiana Conservation Officers.

Posey County Dispatch received the first 911 call at 4:29 pm.

SOURCE: Indiana DNR Law Enforcement

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7-year-old Emma Clark of Wadesville Killed in ATV Accident

Monday, April 10, 2017, 10:38 PM

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ATV accident that resulted in the death of a seven-year-old child.

Emma Clark (7) of Wadesville was a passenger on a Kawasaki Brute Force 750 ATV that rolled on top of her.  She was transported to Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, where she died as a result of her injuries.

The ATV was being navigated on an embankment off of Hidbrader Road to turn around when the accident occurred.

Emma was seated between the operator of the ATV Jennifer Blakemore (39) of Providence KY and her mother Deborah Clark (37) of Wadesville.

No one on the ATV was wearing protective gear or helmets.  Neither adult suffered life-threatening injuries.

Responding agencies included Posey County Sheriff’s Department, Wadesville Fire Department, Posey County EMS and Indiana Conservation Officers.

Posey County Dispatch received the first 911 call at 4:29 pm.

SOURCE: Indiana DNR Law Enforcement

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Gina Williams, 50, Evansville, Arrested for DWI with BAC of .19%

Monday, April 10, 2017, 7:23 AM

Posey County – Last night at approximately 9:30, Trooper Zackary Fulton was watching traffic while parked in the Schroeder Lane crossover on SR 66 when he observed a vehicle traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes.

The wrong-way driver was traveling in the passing lane and nearly struck another vehicle before Trooper Fulton was able to stop the vehicle on SR 66 at Downen Road.

The driver was identified as Gina Williams, 50, of Evansville. Fulton detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage and noticed her balance was poor when she exited her vehicle.

Further investigation revealed she had a BAC of .19%. Williams was arrested and taken to the Posey County Jail where she is currently being held on bond.

Arrested and Charge:

Gina Williams, 50, Evansville, IN

  1. Driving While Intoxicated-Endangerment,  Class A Misdemeanor

Arresting Officer: Trooper Zackary Fulton, Indiana State Police

Assisting Agency: Posey County Sheriff’s Department

All criminal defendants are to be presumed innocent until, and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

SOURCE: Indiana State Police-Evansville District 35

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