Grandmother killed, grandson hospitalized after ATV accident in Decatur County

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WESTPORT, Ind. (March 27, 2016) — A grandmother was killed and her grandson was critically injured in an ATV accident Sunday evening.

DNR tells us Mary Romans, 58, and her grandson, Jacob Lorenz, 10, were travelling south on Country Road 700 West in Westport around 5:30 p.m. when Romans veered off the road and struck a tree.

Romans was ejected from the ATV and Lorenz was pinned inside. Westport Fire Department and Decatur County EMS arrived on scene shortly after and attempted field treatment on the two. Romans was pronounced dead at the scene. Lorenz was airlifted to Riley Hospital for further medical treatment. His status is unknown at this time.

This is the original scene photo from March 27, 2016 provided to us by Indiana DNR Law Enforcement

This is the original scene photo from March 27, 2016 provided to us by Indiana DNR Law Enforcement