According to Pulaski County Sheriff Greg Speck, an off road ATV accident Saturday night, February 24, 2018 proved fatal for a Burnside, Kentucky man.
At approximately 11:50 PM Saturday evening, Deputy Ryan Jones responded to a 911 call of a single vehicle accident with injuries near the intersection of Danny Drive and Pine Grove Road in Burnside, Kentucky.
Upon arrival at the scene, Deputy Jones found a 2017 Polaris Razor off the roadway on its top. The accident investigation revealed that the Razor was southbound on Pine Grove Road when the driver lost control of the vehicle and left the roadway. The operator of the vehicle, Garry L. Baker, age 41 of Colleen Drive, Burnside, Kentucky was pinned under the ATV. Mr. Baker's juvenile son was thrown from the wreckage and sustained minor injuries.
Personnel from the Somerset-Pulaski County Rescue Squad and Tateville Fire Department freed the victim from the wreckage where he was pronounced deceased by Pulaski County Deputy Coroner Danny Karriker.
Pulaski County EMS personnel treated the juvenile victim of the accident for non life threatening injuries and transported him to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital for further treatment.