Moores Forks man, 82, killed when SUV hits his ATV

MOOERS (AP) – State police say an 82-year-old northern New York man is dead after an SUV hit his all-terrain vehicle.

They say 39-year-old Tina Franks of Mooers Forks was driving in the town of Mooers at about 5 p.m. Wednesday when the ATV drove onto the road from the shoulder and she wasn’t able to avoid hitting it.

Troopers say the collision threw Joseph Snide Jr. off the ATV onto the road.

Snide, also of Mooers Forks, died at the scene.

Franks was treated for minor injuries.

The investigation of the accident is continuing.