Fayette Co. man killed in ATV accident in Connellsville


CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. - A Fayette County man was killed in an ATV accident late Wednesday night in Dunbar Township.

According to police, Jason Burnsworth, 27, and his sister, 25-year-old Erin Burnsworth, were riding a quad on the Yough River bike trail between Connellsville and Adelaide just after 11 p.m.

Authorities said the quad hit a rock and both occupants were thrown from the ATV.

Jason Bumsworth was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said.

Emergency crews transported Erin Burnsworth to Highlands Hospital in Connellsville for treatment. Her condition has not been released.

The crash remains under investigation.

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