Fatal ATV crash in Newfane

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NEWFANE — A 7-year-old boy from Massachusetts was killed during an ATV crash in Newfane yesterday.

The crash took place on Lost Mile Road at around 7:00 p.m.

According to the report, Matthew Conlon, 40, of Pepperell, Massachusetts, was operating a John Deere Gator, a Crossover Utility Vehicle, with six passengers, one adult and five children, on Lost Mile Road at the time of the crash.

Police say Conlon lost control of the UTV on a curve in the road.

The UTV overturned, causing injuries to several passengers.

The 7-year-old boy was transported by ambulance to the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

The other passengers suffered other minor injuries.

Police say impairment is not believed to be a factor in this crash.

Anyone with information is being asked to call the state police barracks in Westminster.

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