One dead in fatal all-terrain vehicle crash, police say

One dead in fatal all-terrain vehicle crash, police say
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Blandchardville emergency medical services and the Blanchardville Fire Department responded Saturday afternoon to a report of an all-terrain vehicle crash that killed one person.

Upon further investigation, officials discovered the victim was driving the ATV at a low speed while traveling on a steep embankment, according to a news release. Officials said the ATV overturned, causing the driver to be ejected and become trapped underneath the vehicle.

The driver suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Green County Coroner’s Office. Officials said the driver was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The Green County Sheriff’s Office Detective Bureau, the Green County Coroner’s Office and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources all responded to the scene. The New Glarus Police Department also helped at the scene.

The crash is still under investigation, according to the release.

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