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ATV crash

Teen Killed In Walton ATV Crash

Bronx Teen Killed

In Walton ATV Crash

WALTON – A 15-year-old from The Bronx died Friday afternoon when he lost control of an ATV near here and and crashed into a tree, the Delaware County Sheriff’s Department reports.

Responding to a 911 call, deputies and Walton firefighters and EMTs found the teen had lost control of the all-terrain vehicle on Iroquois Trail Road; it ran off the road and he was thrown from the ATV, Sheriff Craig DuMond said today.

The boy was not wearing a helmet, the sheriff said.

Lifenet On Scene Of Exeter ATV Crash

LifeNet, EMTs On Scene

Of Exeter ATV Crash

Brooke McCord, 16, is loaded into an ambulance after an ATV crash in Exeter. Fire and EMS squads from Fly Creek, Schuyler Lake also responded. (Larissa Ryan/AllOTSEGO.com)

By LARISSA RYAN • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com

McCord’s boyfriend, Robbie Brykailo, was transported to Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, with injuries to his head and chest.

EXETER – Two teenagers were injured in an ATV crash in Exeter this afternoon, Robert O’Brien, director, Otsego County 911 has confirmed.

According to John Seamon, his granddaughter Brooke McCord, 16, was riding a large ATV with her boyfriend, Robbie Brykailo, 16 on Dan Seamon’s property near the intersections of County Routes 23 and 24 in Exeter. When they attempted to go over a four-foot jump, they crashed the ATV.

Thrown From ATV, CV Woman Airlifted, In Serious Condition

Thrown From ATV,

CV Woman Airlifted,

In Serious Condition

CHERRY VALLEY – A Cherry Valley woman is in serious but stable condition at Albany Medical Center today after crashing her ATV at 6 p.m. yesterday on Salt Springville Road on the north end of town.

Amber M. Girard, 46, of 282 Swamp Road, was driving the ATV as a “high rate of speed” when she lost control of the vehicle, which rolled over and ejected her near the intersection with County Route 32, according to state troopers at Richfield Springs, who responded.

9-Year-Old Airlifted After ATV Accident

9-Year-Old Airlifted

After ATV Accident

LAURENS – A 9-year-old boy was airlifted to Albany Medical Center after an ATV crash last night near the Oneonta Municipal Airport.

State Police responded to a call at 8:58 p.m. that the boy had overturned an ATV on a trail on private property near the airport, which is in the Town of Laurens.  He was not wearing a helmet, and was airlifted to Albany Medical Center, where he was treated for minor injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

ATV Rider From Long Island Dies From Injuries Suffered In Crash

ATV Rider From Long Island Dies

From Injuries Suffered In Crash

NEW LISBON – Joshua M. Theisen, 24, Medford, Suffolk County, died Wednesday from injuries sustained Sunday in an ATV accident, county Sheriff’s Deputies report.

Investigation found that Theisen, who was visiting the area for the weekend, was traveling westbound on Jones Road approximately one half east of the North Welcome Road intersection on a 1998 Honda TRX300FW 4×4 ATV when he lost control of the vehicle and the ATV left the roadway going into a drainage ditch.

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