Evans Mills man dies in Town of LeRay ATV crash

Evans Mills man dies in Town of LeRay ATV crash
State Police are investigating a fatal ATV accident in the Town of LeRay
State Police are investigating a fatal ATV accident in the Town of LeRay (Source: wwny)

TOWN OF LERAY, N.Y. (WWNY) - An Evans Mills man is dead after a crash in the Town of LeRay Saturday afternoon.

Responders answered to calls shortly after 3 PM to a vehicle / ATV accident on Elm Ridge Road.

A 2021 Kia Telluride, operated by Christopher B. Dickinson, ,28, of Evans Mills was traveling north on Elm Ridge Road when a 2006 Yamaha ATV operated by Jon A. Laclair, 33, of Evans Mills was traveling south on Elm Ridge Road crossed over into the northbound lane of travel.

The ATV struck the driver’s side rear quarter panel of the 2021 Kia, causing Laclair to be ejected. Laclair was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Roughly 4 miles of the road was closed off between the corners of Martin Road North in Evans Mills and Sandy Hollow Road in Philadelphia as police investigated.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department assisted at the scene.

No criminal charges are pending at this time.

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