1 dead, 1 injured in ATV crash in Lowell

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LOWELL — A 46-year-old man from Montgomery is dead, and a 39 year-old woman is injured after an ATV crashed in Lowell on Sunday afternoon.

Police are reporting that Richard Buckland, of Montgomery, was pronounced dead at North Country Hospital after being involved in an ATV accident that took place on a remote trail in Lowell. The crash took place at around 1:41 p.m., Sunday.

Police also say that Elizabeth Buckland was transported to North Country Hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries relating to the crash. Reports say that she suffered a lung injury in the accident.

The incident happened approximately two miles out on a trail that runs adjacent to Mines Road.

The crash is still under investigation, but police say that both were not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Vermont State Police and members from the Newport and Missisquoi Ambulance and Lowell Fire Department responded to the scene.

“Remote rescue was used to transport two subjects from the machine involved,” a statement issued by police reads.

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