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This white cross marks the area on the Hubbard County Road 4 trail where Carol "Robin" Steele-Spry died after her ATV tumbled down this steep hill south of Lake George in 2008. A small blue cross near County Road 45 marks the area where a 13-year-old Laporte boy died one week later after his ATV hit a deep hole. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

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A beautifully decorated white cross sits at the base of an ATV trail off Hubbard County Road 4 south of Lake George, a remembrance to a woman who died there one year ago.


On Aug. 2, 2008, Carol "Robin" Steele-Spry's ATV tumbled down a washout on a steep trail, throwing her and a passenger off the vehicle. She died. Her injured passenger survived.

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