UPDATE: State Police Identify victim of fatal Salisbury UTV crash

State Police have identified the victim of the fatal UTV accident that occurred on Saturday on Thompson Road in the town of Salisbury.

Posted: Aug 9, 2020 2:17 PM
Updated: Aug 10, 2020 11:32 AM

SALISBURY, N.Y. --- State Police have identified the victim of the fatal UTV accident that occurred on Saturday on Thompson Road in the town of Salisbury.

State Police tell NEWSCHannel 2, 41-year-old Michael T. Miles of Mohawk was driving a 2020 Yamaha UTV westbound in the eastbound lane of Thompson Road at a high rate of speed when it struck the back of another UTV. 

Miles was not wearing a helmet and was ejected from the UTV. Miles was taken to Little Falls Hospital via MOVAC Ambulance. He was pronounced dead upon arrival.

The driver of the other UTV, Richard Lamphere, age 41 from Salisbury, NY, was not injured in the crash.

State Police are continuing to investigate.

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