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KSP Investigates Fatal ATV Accident in Pike County

Date of News Release: 12/14/2014

(Stone, KY) - The Kentucky State Police, Pikeville Post is investigating a fatal ATV collision that occurred in Pike County, on Friday, December 12, 2014.

The initial investigation indicates that the operator of an ATV lost control, exiting the trail in which they were riding, in the Ball Fork Mountain area of Stone, causing the passenger, Mark Tyler Williams, to be ejected from the vehicle. Williams was Airlifted to Holsten Valley Hospital by Wings Rescue; however, Williams succumb to his injuries on December 14, 2014, and he was pronounced deceased at the hospital. It does not appear that he was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the collision and alcohol does not appear to be a factor.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by Trooper Curt Rowe.