74-year-old man injured in ATV accident

A 74-year-old Schoharie man driving an ATV backed into the path of an oncoming car on Terrace Mountain Road in the town of Schoharie on Tuesday, Feb. 3, according to a press release from the Schoharie County Sheriff's Office.

The man, George K. Lawton, was using an all-terrain vehicle to plow snow in front of his driveway at 7:30 a.m. this morning, police say. When he backed into the road, a vehicle driven by 33-year-old J.M. Schoenecker ran into him.

Lawton was ejected from the ATV during the crash and suffered a minor head injury, police say. He was transported by Scho-Wright Ambulance to Ellis Hospital.

Schoenecker had two children, a one-year-old and a four-year-old, in the car. None of them were injured in the collision, according to the press release.