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ATV, car collide in Lincoln County


TOWN OF SCHLEY (WAOW) -- The driver of an ATV was ejected from his vehicle Friday when he hit a car turning into a driveway.

The crash happened on Heineman Road in the town of Schley in Lincoln County.

Authorities say the driver of the car didn't see the ATV because of a hill in the road and turned in front of it.

They say the ATV rolled several times and then caught fire.

Authorities say the ATV driver was flown to a hospital for his injuries. The driver of the car received minor cuts from the airbag.

They say the driver of the ATV was wearing a helmet.

Russell First Responders and Fire Department, Merrill EMS and deputies from the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office responded to the 911 call that came at about 2:40 p.m.

Authorities say the crash is under investigation and alcohol doesn't appear to be involved.

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