Man Dies in Fatal Atv Crash in Brooklyn


A man who was operating an ATV in a dark Brooklyn park died after he crashed into a cement block and was vaulted into another barrier head first, cops said Thursday.

Kenneth Proveaux, 49, wasn’t wearing a helmet when he slammed into the second cement block around 10 p.m. Wedneday inside Marine Park, police said.

Proveaux, of Beacon Court, suffered severe head trauma and was rushed to Coney Island Hospital, where he died.

The NYPD’s Highway District’s Collision Investigation Squad determined the man was operating a four-wheel-drive 2002 Polaris Scrambler inside Marine Park South about 400 feet east of Gerritsen Ave.

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