Man dies in Adams Co. ATV accident

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

MONROE TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A man is dead after an ATV accident in Adams County.

The accident happened Sunday morning around 3 a.m. on Beasley Fork Road near Poplar Ridge Road in Monroe Township.

Police a Honda 650 ATV operated by George H. Bushelman, 26, and carrying passenger Christina Bushelman, 22, both of West Union, was traveling westbound on Beasley Fork Road when it veered off the right side of the road, striking a culvert and a telephone pole and ejecting both riders.

George Bushelman was pronounced dead at the scene. Christina Bushelman was air lifted to University Hospital with serious injuries.

Police say neither rider was wearing a helmet, and that speed and alcohol are considered to be factors.

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