Victim in fatal Sunday night ATV accident in Colden has been identified

TOWN OF COLDEN, N.Y. (WIVB) — The victim in Sunday night’s fatal ATV accident has been identified.

Joseph Ernst, 35, of Depew, was killed Sunday evening.

People on South Hill Rd. in Colden called 911 around 8:40 p.m. after hearing a loud crash and finding an injured Ernst in a ditch.

Members of the Sheriff’s office, as well as volunteer fire personnel, went to the scene, where the man was pronounced dead.

The crash remains under investigation by the Erie County Sheriff’s Department.

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