Fatal ATV Crash In Lackawanna County

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BLAKLEY — A man is dead after a Saturday morning ATV crash in Lackawanna County.

The Lackawanna County Coroner said Christopher Watkins, 39, of Blakely died from asphyxia after his ATV overturned onto his chest not allowing him to breathe.

According to the coroner, Watkins was traveling in an off-road area between 4th Street and St. Patrick’s Cemetery on Saturday in Blakely.  His body was discovered Sunday morning around 8:00 a.m.