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Fatal Dirt Bike Crash Saturday in Lake County

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Authorities continue to investigate a fatal dirt bike accident in Lake County. Indiana Conservation Officers say 16-year-old Matthew Soper from Crown Point died from severe internal injuries.  Officials say about 6:45 Saturday evening, Soper was riding a dirt bike on property in Leroy that he was unfamiliar with, when he became airborne and landed on a fence post.  He was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Officers say at the time of the accident Soper was riding with 3 other juveniles who were uninjured. Other agencies assisting included Lake County Sheriff Department, Crown Point Police Department, and Lake of the Four Seasons Fire & EMS.
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