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Stay Out Stay Alive Fatal Accident Summaries
for 2006


December 30, 2006

An Indiana County, Pa., man was killed when the ATV he was attempting to drive up a steep embankment flipped over. Robert Lee Lenhart, 37, was pronounced dead at 3:43 p.m. Saturday at the scene of the crash on a mine site in Brush Valley Township, Coroner Michael A. Baker said. State police at Indiana said Lenhart tried to drive up an earthen hill at the Dilltown Prep Plant at 2:20 p.m., when the ATV traveled backward and flipped over. Baker said the cause of death was blunt-force trauma to the head, neck and chest. Baker said a passenger, Dawn Karsaba, 35, of Johnstown, Cambria County, was not severely injured. Lenhart's death has been ruled accidental. (Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)