Columbus man dies following ATV crash


RIPLEY COUNTY (WTHR) - A Columbus man who was injured in an ATV crash over the weekend has died.

Thomas Johnson, 51, was pinned under his Artic Cat 500 ATV when first responders arrived at the scene at CR 850 West in Holton on Sunday. Johnson was found unresponsive. Medics administered CPR and Johnson was airlifted to the University of Cincinnati Hospital.

Johnson died Monday from his injuries. An autopsy is scheduled for later in the week.

Police say it's the 16th death in Indiana from ATV crashes this year. There have been 182 reported crashes so far this year, with 191 people injured.

Six serious ATV crashes were reported statewide on Sunday.

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