A Washington County man died Tuesday when he drove an ATV into a pond.
Chad Culley, 39, of Burgettstown, was riding a friend's ATV along Joffre-Bulger Road in Smith about 4:45 p.m. when he drove into a pond and the ATV overturned, Washington County coroner Tim Warco said in a news release. A driver passing through the area spotted Mr. Culley and the ATV in submerged in the pond, the coroner said.
While the cause of death is still pending an autopsy, the coroner has ruled the death an accident.
Smith police are investigating.breaking - neigh_west - neigh_washington