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4:00 am
Mon October 21, 2013

ATV Safety Classes Could Reduce Deaths

Oneida County Deputy Brad Fogerty says ATV use is on the rise.
Credit Robert Thigpen

With ATV deaths hitting a high mark this year, ATV safety certification may be more important than ever.

Oneida County Sheriff’s Department helps put on ATV safety classes four times a year.  Deputy Brad Fogerty says his classes emphasize rules and regulations. 

“Rules of the road.  And what causes the majority of the crashes.  In every class I pull out the fatality sheet, and we actually go through each of them, and look at, this is how people are getting hurt, this is how people are dying riding an ATV.  And a lot of it is just basic safety rules. 

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Both refused medical treatment
1:29 pm
Fri July 5, 2013

Two Arrested After ATV Crash Near Tomahawk

ATV driver
Credit survivalcache.com

Two Tomahawk area ATV drivers were arrested Thursday after both of their vehicles collided near Tomahawk.


A Lincoln County Sheriff's deputy reported seeing the pair westbound on county "A" at the U.S. 51 intersection. The deputy lost sight of the operators but found them crashed at Moodig Road.


The report indicates both drivers lost control at the Moodig intersection, with the first driver trying to turn sharply and losing control and the second driver crashing into the first ATV.


Both operators...Ronald J.

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