10/20/16   Man Dies When Fourwheeler Struck By Car


A Hope man died in a two vehilce crash on highway 278, three miles from Hope Tuesday morning. According to State Police, 58 year old Malcolm Dougan of Hope was driving a 2003 Suzuki ATV eastbound on 278 on the shoulder of the road and made a left hand turn in front of a 2004 Lincoln that was also eastbound on 278, the ATV was struck and Dougan was pronounced dead at the scene by Hempstead County Coroner Ben Brazzel.

The other unidentified driver was not injured. The weather conditions were clear, the roadway dry at the time of the crash at 10:33 am Tuesday morning. State Trooper 1st Class David Hamilton investigated the crash.