Smock, PA – Jeremiah Pletcher Killed in ATV Accident on PA-51Pa Accident News
Smock, PA (November 29, 2020) – Around 2:44 a.m. on Saturday morning, November 28, a man was killed in a fatal ATV accident in Smock.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident took place on PA-51 near the area of Smock Road when an ATV rider was headed south in the left lane of traffic. His ATV and another vehicle collided head-on with each other due to reasons that are not yet known.
The ATV rider, who was identified as Jeremiah Pletcher of Uniontown, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident due to severe injuries.
The other driver, who has not yet been formally identified, was arrested for DUI. They were not injured as a result of the accident.
The roadway was blocked in the area for some time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
ATV Accidents in Pennsylvania
ATV accidents do not happen as often as many other accidents on our roads. However, when they do take place and involve larger vehicles, they are more likely to lead to some of the most catastrophic harm. Many ATV riders and their passengers are even killed as a result of these horrific accidents. In just one day’s time, three or more people lose their lives due to ATV accidents. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one due to one of these accidents, you should be prepared to speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.
Losing someone you love in a collision might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever endured. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down after you have suffered the loss of a loved one. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you may wonder where you can turn on a financial level. Speaking with a skilled and dedicated Pennsylvania wrongful death attorney can help in many ways.
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