Police asking for help in fatal Luzerne County ATV crash

33 year old man killed in Hughestown

HUGHESTOWN, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - Police are looking for help in determining just what happened in a fatal ATV crash Friday evening.

33 year old Isael Ramirez of Las Marinas, Puerto Rico died from multiple traumatic injuries after being taken to the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.

Hughestown police say just before six p.m. Friday Ramirez was operating an ATV with another group of ATV riders on strip mine property adjacent to Part Time Manufacturing in the 400 block of Parsonage Street when he struck a cable/gate at the entrance to the property.

Police say the other ATV riders fled the area when the police arrived.

Ramirez, who is purported to be in Pennsylvania visiting relatives, was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead by the Luzerne County Coroner.

Police are asking anyone who might of seen the accident, or could provide information on the other riders, call them at (570) 654-2082.


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