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ATV CRASH: On Jan. 21 at 7 p.m., officers responded to the 8800 block of Penns Hill Road in La Plata for the report of a crash involving an ATV and a pick-up truck. A preliminary investigation showed the driver of the ATV was operating the vehicle on Penns Hill Road when he was struck by a pick-up truck that had just rounded a curve. The ATV did not have any lights on and was not visible to the driver of the truck. The operator of the ATV, 21, of La Plata, was transported to Charles Regional Medical Center with serious injuries. The driver of the truck stayed on the scene and he was not injured. PFC P. Hood is investigating.

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