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Two injured in ATV accident

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – Two people were injured in an ATV accident in Montgomery County Saturday evening.

According to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, 26-year-old Bryce McTaggert and 57-year-old Steve Smith were hurt in the accident.

The incident occurred just before 8:30 p.m. near County Road 1050 North.

DNR officials said the two men were on a Polaris Ranger traveling at 45 mph when they came upon a hill and lost control of the ATV.  The Ranger then flipped, McTaggertt suffered a dislocated should while Smith sustained a broken arm.

Both were taken to a nearby hospital.

It is believed that alcohol was a factor in the accident.

Operating while intoxicated charges are pending at this time, according to DNR officials.