Woman Injured At Herkimer County Off Road Festival


State Had Denied Permit For Event

A Connecticut woman was hurt Friday morning in an ATV accident at an Off Road festival that was denied a permit allowing it to be held. The accident was at the Maximum Power Park, off North Gage Road in the Town of Newport.

State Troopers were called to the Park Friday morning for a woman pinned under an ATV. Chrystal Kelly, 38 years old from Northward, Ct, was taken by Kuyahoora Ambulance to St. Elizabeth Hospital In Utica with in internal injuries. 

The accident that injured Kelly was one of three calls to first responders Friday for injuries sustained in crashes at the festival.

The New York State Department of Health says they are aware of the event and had denied am application to hold the event.

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