NYS Police investigating fatal ATV crash in Alma

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — An ATV accident in Alma left one person dead and another injured Thursday night, according to New York State Police.

Around 10 p.m. on July 4, 26-year-old Jesse Bestine and 25-year-old Zachary Barnett, both of Wellsville, were traveling east on County Road 38 when they swerved to avoid an oncoming vehicle causing the ATV to overturn several times, police said.

Barnett died at the scene. Bestine was transferred to Strong Hospital in Rochester from Jones Memorial with non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

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