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Schauers driver’s license was revoked.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.

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