Teen Injured in UTV Rollover Crash

FOREST CO., Pa. (EYT) – A teen was injured in a UTV crash in Forest County on Wednesday evening.

According to Marienville-based State Police, around 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1, 18-year-old McKenna Galati, of Pittsburgh, was operating a 2019 Polaris side-by-side UTV on Jug Handle Road in Kingsley Township, Forest County.

Police say Galati lost control of the vehicle on loose gravel; the vehicle left the roadway, struck an embankment, and rolled over.

Galati and her passengers, a 14-year-old female from Pittsburgh and a 12-year-old female from Pittsburgh, were all wearing seat belts and helmets.

Galati suffered moderate injuries and was transported to UPMC Northwest by Tionesta Ambulance.

The two passengers were not injured.

Police say Galati will be cited for summary traffic violations.


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