Man dies in Palmer dirt bike accident

The intersection of Rondeau and Olney Road is a rural area

PALMER, Mass. (WWLP) –  22News has confirmed that a man has died in a dirt bike accident in the woods of Palmer.

Palmer Police told 22News it happened about a mile into the woods near Brown Road and Rondeau Road.

The 48-year-old man, who has not been identified, was a resident of Ware.

Palmer police confirmed to 22News that around 7:00 Saturday night, the man was riding with a family member when he struck a tree and was killed.

Palmer police told 22News that EPO has been patrolling the area due to increased ATV activity. This area is considered extremely dangerous, because there are many hills and turns.

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