Trinity County man killed in ATV accident

Sep 2, 2014 11:03 AM by News Staff

An 87-year-old Trinity County man died Monday evening after an ATV crash in Tehama County.

According to the California Highway Patrol, Robert Hamilton of Trinity Center was the passenger on a Polaris ATV when the driver of the vehicle, 71-year-old Jerry Hamilton became distracted and failed to notice another ATV braking in front of them.

Jerry Hamilton applied his breaks and swerved to the left, but Robert Hamilton was tossed from the vehicle and suffered fatal injuries.


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