ISCHUA – A 63-year-old man died after crashing his four-wheeler in Cattaraugus County early Saturday morning.
The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office says a father and son were riding their ATV on a steep wooded trail in the Town of Ischua just after 6 a.m. when the driver was unable to negotiate the hill and flipped his four-wheeler backwards onto himself and his son.
Deputies say the son, a 43-year-old man who was riding on the back of the four-wheeler, was taken to ECMC by Mercy flight for his injuries.
The father, deputies report, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Deputies say the accident is still under investigation, however, they do not expect to file charges in the case.
Saturday marked the first day of regular deer hunting season in Western New York.