Fremont County Sheriff Kevin Aistrope says 14-year-old Cameron Owen died after deputies found him unresponsive in a bean field with numerous injuries, three miles east of Hamburg around 6:30 p.m. Aistrope says Owen lost control of the ATV and was ejected. He was wearing a helmet.
Owen was transported to George C. Grape Community Hospital in Hamburg where he was pronounced dead. The accident is still under investigation by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office. Shenandoah EMS, rescue units from Hamburg, Sidney, and Riverton, as well as LifeNet responded to the call. LifeNet is an air ambulance service.
(Reporting by Brent Barnett, KMA, Shenandoah)