Local Della Honda general manager dies in ATV accident

AUSABLE A local businessman has died following injuries sustained in an all-terrain vehicle accident in the Town of Ausable last Sunday. Darren M. Capo, 42, Peru, sustained a severe head injury after being ejected from the 2007 Polaris ATV he was operating on Hallock Hill Road at approximately 4:22 p.m. A preliminary state police investigation revealed Mr. Capo, who served as general manager of Della Honda, Plattsburgh, was operating the ATV at a high rate of speed and was not wearing a helmet. Mr. Capo was taken to CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh for treatment where he was later pronounced deceased. An autopsy was scheduled to determine the exact cause of death. Alcohol was reportedly not a factor and no other vehicles were involved in the accident. As of Tuesday morning, the investigation was continuing.

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