NYSP: 12-year-old girl dies after ATV crash in Herkimer County

LITCHFIELD —  On May 24, 2020, at 6:31 p.m., State Police responded to a reported ATV crash on at 1158 Jones Road in the town of Litchfield in Herkimer County.

The preliminary investigation has revealed a 12-year-old female operator and a 12-year-old female passenger were riding a 2006  Polaris Sportsman 450 ATV southbound on the Jones Road when the ATV exited the roadway and struck a utility pole, troopers said.

Both juveniles were ejected off the ATV and were transported to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in the city of Utica.

  • Kyra R. Treen, age 12, from Ilion, NY was transported via Mercy Flight to Upstate University Hospital with internal injuries and is listed in critical condition

  • Alivia P. Moylan, age 12, from Whitesboro, NY was transported to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

The investigation is continuing.