A Mohawk man is dead following a UTV accident in the town of Salibury.

New York State Police are investigating a fatal UTV crash that occurred on Thompson Road in the town of Salisbury.

The preliminary investigation revealed 41-year-old Michael Miles of Mohawk, New York, was driving a UTV westbound in the eastbound lane on Thompson Road, at a high rate of speed, when he ran into the back of another UTV.

Miles, who was not wearing a helmet, was thrown from the vehicle. He was taken to Little Falls Hospital via MOVAC Ambulance where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

The driver of the other UTV, 41-year-old Richard Lamphere, of Salisbury, New York, was not injured in the crash.

New York State Police in Herkimer are continuign to investigate.

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