By Daily Hampshire Gazette Staff. From Daily Hampshire Gazette. Posted on July 22, 2016. Original article.
Griffin Kearney, 13, of Buckland, has been identified by the Northwestern district attorney’s office as the victim of an off-road utility terrain vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon off Creamery Avenue.
Kearney, who was the driver and lone rider, was taken by ambulance to Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield with a significant head injury. He was pronounced dead at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Northwestern district attorney’s office said Thursday.
Environmental Police were notified of the accident at 4:41 p.m. Environmental Police, Buckland Police, Buckland Fire and the State Police CPAC unit all responded, according to Environmental Police.
The accident remains under investigation by Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Northwestern district attorney’s office, Massachusetts Environmental Police and Buckland Police.