25 May 2020
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Darrin S. Pitkin
Troop B Commander
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 
On May 24, 2020, at approximately 7:49 p.m., State Police responded to a report of an ATV crash at a residence on Blake Road in the town of Peru. An investigation revealed that 45-year-old Walter W. Wells of Peru, was operating a 2018 Kawasaki ATV in his yard, when he struck a tree head on. Wells was ejected from the ATV and sustained injuries to his head and upper extremities. He was air lifted to the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont, where he is currently in stable condition.

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