ESSEX COUNTY, Va. -- State police have released the name of a 34-year-old man killed in an ATV crash early Saturday morning in Essex County.
Troopers were called to the wreck along Route 610 about 1 mile east of Route 684 just before 2:50 a.m., Sgt. Dylan Davenport with Virginia State Police said.
"The preliminary investigation reveals that a 2004 Bombardier ATV was heading east on Route 610 when it ran off the road to the left and struck a ditch," Davenport said.
Officials said the driver, Jeremy B Futchko of Tappahannock, was thrown from the vehicle.
Futchko, who officials said was not wearing a helmet, was taken to an area hospital where he died of his injuries, Davenport said.
Troopers said their investigation into the crash is ongoing.
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