(HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The operator of an all terrain vehicle was killed Thursday when his ATV slammed into a utility pole on Newfield Avenue in Hartford.It happened around 5:30 pm.The 26 year old victim was thrown from the ATV , which continued into the driveway of a home , where it struck a parked car.


Deputy Police Chief Brian Foley sys ATV riders have been a problems and says it is one of the greater complaints police get during the summer.

It was the first fatal ATV accident in Hartford this year.


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