Fatal ATV Crash in Licking County

by Brittany Harris on November 18, 2010 at 4:16 am

The Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal ATV crash that happened around 2 a.m. on Thursday in Licking County.

Authorities say the vehicle was traveling north on Rain Rock Road and drove onto the berm and began to overturn. Both the driver and passenger were ejected.

The driver, 27-year-old Kurt Boyer of St. Louisville was taken by Medflight to OSU Medical Center with critical injuries. His passenger, 27-year-old Michael Wood of St. Louisville was pronounced dead at the scene by the Licking County Coroner.

The Patrol says alcohol is suspected to be a factor.