A 55-year-old West Kill man died Monday, Nov. 17 when the all-terrain vehicle he was riding flipped over on a private trail in the Greene County town of Lexington, according to a statement released by New York State Police.
Local resident Bronislaw Czarniak was riding the ATV down a hill in the Beech Ridge area when the right front wheel went off the track, causing the vehicle to flip over, police say. Czarniak was ejected from the vehicle. He was not wearing a helmet.
Czarniak was pronounced dead at the scene.
State troopers investigating the incident were assisted at the scene by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation officers, Greene County sheriff's deputies and the Lexington Fire Department.