Pa. Game Commission charges juvenile ATV rider in hit-and-run of employee in Schuylkill County

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SCHUYLKILL, Pa. (WHTM) — The Pennsylvania Game Commission has identified, questioned, and charged a juvenile who fled state game lands in Schuylkill County after running over a game commission employee at a high speed at the intersection of Malones and Beaver Dam roads.

The employee was in the State Game Lands 326 when he was struck and suffered a serious injury to his left leg. The incident took place around 10:30 a.m. The employee Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa.

Prior to being struck, the employee was at the site to help perform road improvements. He was standing by his work vehicle when the ATV made no apparent attempt to avoid him.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the southeast regional office of the game commission at 610-926-3136.

The Game Commission reminds motorists, “except on marked roads designated for use, it is unlawful to ride motorized vehicles anywhere on state game lands.”

This is a developing story. Further details will be released as they are made available.

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