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Man dies after ATV accident in Queens

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Police say a man who was riding an all-terrain vehicle when he crashed into a pole and died in Queens Saturday night. 

Officers were called to 119-50 Merrick Boulevard around 8:00 p.m. in the Jamaica section and found the 33-year-old Dave Thomas seriously injured. 

EMS was called to the scene and took Thomas to Jamaica Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  

A police investigation determined that Thomas was driving an ATV on the sidewalk going southbound on Merrick Blvd from 119th Avenue, when he struck a metal pole.

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