Effort man killed in ATV crash
A Monroe County man was killed on Sunday when his all terrain vehicle left a county road and crashed into a utility pole.
State police at Fern Ridge identified the victim as Mark A. Parcell, 31, of Effort.
According troopers Parcell was operating a 2004 Polaris northbound on Upper Ridge Drive in Chestnuthill Township, about 7:58 p.m. when, for unknown reasons, the ATV traveled off the right side of the road and collided into a utility pole.
Troopers said Parcell was pronounced dead at the scene. Assisting at the scene was county coroner Bob Allen, and volunteers from the West End Fire Company and ambulance corps.