HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Hartford Police are investigating a fatal ATV accident in the Capitol City on Thursday night.
HPD Detectives investigating a fatal MVAx involving a quad/ATV and a utility pole on Newfield Ave. Road remains closed. pic.twitter.com/SEGgoSHL3U
— D/C Foley (@LtFoley) June 30, 2017
According to police, the accident involved a quad or an ATV and a utility pole. Officials say the victim was a 26-year-old man who was riding with others on ATVs when he hit a telephone pole.
It happened on Newfield Road. The road is closed while police continue their investigation.
Police have not released the identity of the person who died.
News 8 will update this story as details become available.