11 April 2021

  Major Darrin S. Pitkin
  Troop D Commander



State Police in Herkimer are investigating a fatal ATV crash that occurred April 10, 2021, on private property on Catherine Street in the town of German Flats, Herkimer County.

The investigation has revealed 52-year-old George R. White Jr., from Mooresville, North Carolina, was operating a 2007 Polaris ATV north on the private property when he failed to negotiate a turn. The ATV overturned and landed on the operator.

Mr. White was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The investigation is continuing.


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