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Chambersburg teen killed in ATV crash is identified

July 21, 2008

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- A 15-year-old from Chambersburg was killed Sunday afternoon when the all-terrain vehicle he was operating collided with a telephone pole on Newcomer Road near Springview Drive in Guilford Township, Pa., Pennsylvania State Police said.

Joshua S. Hess was riding a 2005 Yamaha 660R Raptor northbound on Newcomer Road at 4:51 p.m., when the vehicle left the right side of the highway and struck the pole, the Franklin County Coroner's office said. He was not wearing a helmet, police said.

Hess died of multiple blunt force injuries, according to the coroner's office.

Fayetteville (Pa.) EMS and the New Franklin (Pa.) Fire Co. assisted at the scene.

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