Man arrested after a child thrown off ATV in Lemon Township

Marty Denney (source: Middletown Police)
Marty Denney (source: Middletown Police)

LEMON TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A man has been arrested after a child was thrown from an ATV in Lemon Township in Butler County.

Careflight was called the accident that happened on the 700 block of Buena Avenue on Wednesday night. Investigators say the 5-year-old child was riding with Marty Denney on the ATV when the ATV went out of control. Both Denney and the child were thrown off the vehicle.

Careflight transported the child to Dayton Children's Hospital. There is no word on the child's condition. His name is not being released at the request of his parents.

Denney is being held in the Middletown Jail on charges of Child Endangerment, Operating an ATV on the roadway, and driving under suspension. Denney's bond has been set at $19,500.

His arraignment is scheduled for 9 a.m. in the Middletown Municipal Court on Friday.

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