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Two men injured in separate accidents

There were two one-vehicle accidents that did not involve cars Tuesday, July 25 that resulted in injuries to Mobridge residents. According to Walworth County Sheriff, Josh Boll the first accident occurred at 4:37 p.m., when Cayden Van Vugt, 18, was traveling southbound in the east ditch of Fourth Avenue East, just south of Greenwood Cemetery. The ATV hit an approach and rolled.  Van Vugt suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported by the Mobridge Ambulance Service to Mobridge Regional Hospital and Clinics.  Boll said the accident is still under investigation.   The second accident occurred at 11:29 p.m., according to Public Information Officer of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety, Tony Mangan. A 2015 Honda Metropolitan moped, ridden by Tanner Ulmer, 26, of Mobridge was southbound on South Dakota Highway 1804. The report states the moped was laid down and slid into the west ditch one mile north of Mobridge. Ulmer sustained serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Mobridge Regional Hospital and Clinics. He was then transferred to a Bismarck hospital. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, according to Mangan. The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the accident. Other agencies on scene were the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office, Mobridge Police Department and Mobridge Ambulance. – Katie Zerr –