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Whitman County Coroner's Office investigating fatal ATV accident in Colfax

Fatal ATV crash, occurring Saturday night leaves one rider dead at the scene of the accident.

COLFAX, Wash. — Last night the Whitman County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) responded to the report of an unknown ATV accident near McNeilly Road west of Colfax.

Deputies arrived on the scene and determined an adult male was riding a Honda 3-wheeler in a field. The driver went over a berm at a high rate of speed and went airborne causing the rider to be thrown from the ATV. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. 

The rider was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident and the Whitman County Coroner’s Office along with the Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the accident. 

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