Tuesday, 21 May 2019 10:19

Woman killed, man hurt in early morning ATV crash

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SULLIVAN - A woman is dead and a man injured after an ATV crash that occurred around 2 a.m. Tuesday.

Whitney Doughty, 25, of Sullivan was pronounced dead at the scene, the Hancock County Sheriff's Office confirmed.

 

Her passenger, 25-year-old Garrett Young, was taken to an Ellsworth hospital for injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

 

Deputies said that Doughty's ATV drifted across Punkinville Road before striking a tree.

 

Both riders were wearing safety belts but neither were wearing helmets, according to a press release.

 

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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