Rider dies after losing control of his ATV and crashing into a guide rail

Published 08/31 2014 01:35PM

Updated 08/31 2014 01:37PM

Philadelphia, NY (WSYR-TV) - Investigators believe an ATV driver was going too fast when he crashed in the Town of Philadelphia on Saturday.

21-year old Brandon Hagan, of Plessis, did not survive after losing control of his ATV and being thrown into a guide rail along a curve on Sandy Hollow Road.

After swerving to avoid Hagan, 27-year old Jon Laclair, of Evans Mills, also lost control and landed in a ditch. He has minor injuries.

Hagan was pronounced dead at Samaritan Medical Center.

Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.