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Authorities: one person taken to hospital by Mercy Flight after falling over cliff on an ATV

Posted at 6:59 AM, Aug 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-27 06:59:23-04

LACKAWANNA, N.Y. (WKBW) — Authorities in the Southtowns say one person is hurt after an ATV went over a cliff Thursday evening.

The Hamburg Water Rescue Unit posted to its Facebook page, saying the incident happened near the second windmill in Lackawanna around 8:00 p.m.

They estimate the ATV driver fell about 90 feet to the Lake Erie shoreline.

They say that person was transported to a local hospital via Mercy Flight but their condition is not yet known.