Tahlequah Resident Killed In ATV Crash

Sunday, February 20th 2011, 10:02 pm
By: News On 6


Editor's note:  An earlier version of this story incorrectly referred to the victim as a woman.  News On 6 regrets the error.

WAGONER, Oklahoma -- A Tahlequah man was killed in an ATV crash in Wagoner County Sunday.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 26-year-old Steven Carney was killed after flipping a 2004 Arctic Cat 400 ATV.

According to an accident report, Carney was turning a corner on a dirt trail when the he lost control and the ATV rolled over.

The report says the ATV landed on top of Carney 21 feet from the point of impact. Carney was pronounced dead at the scene.

The report says he was driving at an unsafe speed.