Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Man killed in Livingston County ATV crash

Press release:
AVON: Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty reports that on Tuesday April 12 at 7:45 p.m., the Livingston County Emergency Communications Center received a call for an ATV accident on North Littleville Road in the Town of Avon. Deputy Sheriff’s arrived on scene and found that an ATV was traveling on North Littleville Road when the operator lost control of the machine.    The operator struck a guardrail, causing him to be ejected from the ATV. The operator was the lone rider on the ATV.  He was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital and sadly was pronounced dead at the hospital. The subject has been identified as Theodore Mathews, age 23 of Avon. Handling the investigation for the Sheriff's Office were members of the Criminal Investigations Division, Road Patrol Division, Command Staff and the Forensic Identification Unit.  FIRE and EMS on scene were the East Avon Fire Department, Avon Ambulance, Genesee Valley ALS, Livingston County EMS, and Mercy Flight.