By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HEILWOOD, Pa. (KDKA) — A 17-year-old died over the weekend after officials say he crashed while riding an ATV in Indiana County.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Mayoral Candidates Bill Peduto, Ed Gainey Go To The Polls For Primary Election
The Indiana County Coroner’s Office said Monday that Robert James Kotchey died Saturday after he was thrown from an ATV during a crash at Tri-County ATV in Pine Township. The Butler Eagle reports Kotchey was a senior at Knoch High School.READ MORE: Officials: Republican Ballots Mislabeled As Democratic On Screens At Luzerne County Polling Places
The coroner says Kotchey was riding ATVs with his brother when the crash happened. After the accident, the 17-year-old was taken to the hospital, where he died from his injuries.
Officials say he was wearing a helmet. A GoFundMe has been started to help the family. Click here for more.MORE NEWS: Department of Labor and Industry Holding Virtual Workshops For Unemployment Compensation System Transition
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