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Teen dies following ATV crash outside Allen County farm

One person is dead after an ATV crashed into a pole outside a farm Thursday night.

The crash happened around 7 pm Thursday near the intersection of Hurshtown and Cuba Road.

18-year-old Paul Schmucker Jr died on the scene. The 17-year-old, who has not been named, was airlifted to a local hospital.

Police believe the driver of the ATV may have been drinking. They say neither victim was wearing a helmet or protective gear at the time.

No further information has been released at this time.


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