ATV driver killed after swerving to to avoid truck
DIANA, N.Y. (AP) — New York state police say the driver of an all-terrain vehicle is dead after she swerved to avoid a truck and her vehicle overturned.
It happened just before 1 p.m. Friday in the town of Diana in upstate Lewis County.
Police say 53-year-old Tammy Shears was driving a Suzuki ATV when she rounded a curve and drove into the path of a Dodge pickup driven by 20-year-old Isaiah Young.
State police say Shears swerved, which caused the ATV to overturn.
Shears and a passenger, 28-year-old Bailey Dougherty, were both ejected. Shears was pronounced dead at the scene. Dougherty was hospitalized with severe leg injuries. Young was not injured.
The accident is under investigation.