Teen Killed In ATV Accident

November 21, 2012 Updated Nov 21, 2012 at 12:00 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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Teen Killed In ATV Accident

November 21, 2012 Updated Nov 21, 2012 at 12:00 PM EDT

ALLEGANY COUNTY, NY (WKBW-TV) - An ATV accident in the southern tier has claimed the life of a 17-year-old from Pennsylvania.

Police say 16-year-old Kyle McPherson was traveling south on Heselton Gully Road around 10pm Tuesday night and tried to negotiate a curve before driving off the left side of the road and into a ravine. The passenger, 17-year-old Jocelyn Saunder of Genesee, Pennsylvania, and McPherson were both ejected from the ATV.

McPherson was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester where he is currently receiving treatment for head, neck and leg injuries.

Saunders was pronounced dead at the scene by Allegany County Coroner Maynard Baker who transported her to the Monroe County Medical Examiner's office.

Anyone with information regarding this accident are asked to contact New York State Police at 585-268-9030.