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Poultney man dies in ATV accident

POULTNEY - On Nov. 21, at about 7:27 p.m. the Vermont State Police investigated a reported single ATV crash in the area of 1660 High Rd. in Poultney. Initial investigation revealed that a Suzuki King-Quad 750 ATV, operated by Edward Kasuba, age 53.

A juvenile female was a passenger on the rear of the ATV. While traveling southbound, Kasuba lost control of the ATV, and spun sideways towards the eastern side of the road. The ATV left the travel portion of the road and collided with a small embankment located on the east side of road.

After colliding with the embankment, the ATV flipped at least one time, ejecting Kasuba and female passenger from the ATV.

Kausba was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of injuries sustained from the crash. The juvenile female was transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center for treatment for non-life threatening injuries. Neither Kasuba or the female passenger were wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The Vermont State Police were assisted on scene by the Poultney Fire Department, the Poultney Rescue Squad, and the Fair Haven Rescue Squad.

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