Coroner identifies 74-year-old victim of Ligonier ATV crash |

Coroner identifies 74-year-old victim of Ligonier ATV crash


The Westmoreland County Coroner’s office identified the victim of Thursday night’s fatal ATV crash as Michael P. Kent, 74, of Ligonier.

Kent was driving an ATV in a wooded area behind his home on Grouse Point Road in Ligonier Township when the vehicle rolled over and he was trapped beneath it, according to the coroner’s office. Kent, who was not wearing a helmet, suffocated beneath the ATV, the coroner’s office said.

Investigators don’t know exactly when or why he crashed. He was discovered at 8:48 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene shortly before 10:30 p.m.

Snyder Funeral Home of Ligonier will handle funeral arrangements.

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