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ATV Accident in Corfu Sends Teen to Hospital

6:16 PM, Aug 5, 2013   |    comments
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CORFU, NY - A 16-year-old from Genesee County is in the hospital this morning with serious injuries after he crashed his ATV in the village of Corfu.  The crash happened on Route 33 near Prospect Street shortly after 11 last night.  Deputies say Benjamin Falker suffered serious head injuries and was taken to the hospital by Mercy Flight.  Police say the crash also caused the man's helmet to come off.

"For some reason or another he tried to enter the sidewalk on the south side of Route 33 at approximately the intersection of Prospect Street where he lost control, hit several bushes, and likely flipped and ended up hitting a telephone poll.", Sgt. Brian Frieday said.  Police continue to look into what caused the crash and say that charges may be pending.

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