Fatal ATV crash claims teen

By LYLE T. GALLOWAY
Posted 8/2/21

CHERRY RIDGE, PA—A fatal crash has claimed the life of a 16-year-old  boy from Honesdale on  July 30. 

The crash occurred at 11:26 a.m.  The teen was traveling northbound …

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Fatal ATV crash claims teen

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CHERRY RIDGE, PA—A fatal crash has claimed the life of a 16-year-old  boy from Honesdale on  July 30. 

The crash occurred at 11:26 a.m.  The teen was traveling northbound on his ATV along Darling Road, approaching the intersection of  Schoolhouse Road in Cherry Ridge.  He failed to stop at the posted stop sign and proceeded northbound. 

He was struck by a 2018 Toyota RAV4 operated by Kathleen A. Margotta of Waymart, PA, who could not react in time. 

The teen was pronounced dead at the scene by Wayne County Deputy Coroner Robert Morcom.  He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. 

Margotta was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident, she sustained minor injuries from the vehicle's airbag. 

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