2016-07-12 / Front Page

Quincy Man Killed In ATV Mishap In Morgan County

Indiana Conservation Officers investigated an ATV crash that claimed the life of Brian Tackett, 30, of Quincy, on Sunday, July 3.

According to information released through Indiana DNR Law Enforcement District 6, just after midnight, EMS and law enforcement were called to the 7000 block of Stockwell Road in Morgan County where Tackett and five other ATV riders (family and friends) had been operating. For an unknown reason, Tackett’s ATV left the roadway, struck a fence, and then struck a utility pole. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Tackett was operating a Honda ATV and was not wearing a helmet.

Assisting agencies included the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department, Morgan County Coroner’s Office, Monrovia Police Department, Adams Volunteer Fire Department, and the Ashland VFD. The crash was investigated by Indiana Conservation Officer Scott Johnson.

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