Man charged after nearly hitting two people with ATV

FREWSBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man who police say nearly struck two pedestrians with his ATV is now facing charges.

Monday night around 7 p.m., troopers say Coty Schauers drove past two people on Frew Run Road in Frewsburg at a high rate of speed, nearly hitting them.

Police caught up to the ATV but lost it when Schauers turned off the road and onto a trail.

Officers located Schauers the following day and charged the 18-year-old with second degree reckless endangerment, third degree unlawfully fleeing a police officer in motor vehicle, speeding and unlawfully operating an ATV on a highway.

Schauers driver’s license was revoked. He is due back in Town of Carroll Court at a later date. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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