State Police are investigating a deadly all-terrain vehicle crash in the Town Of Spafford that's claimed the life of a local teenager.

Troopers say 15 year old Nickolas Santee was operating an ATV on a trail just of the Collard Road when he apparently hit a tree and he was ejected from the vehicle. he was riding alone at the time and was pronounced dead at the scene.

His ATV was found at the bottom of a steep trail in Spafford.

State Police are continuing their investigation of the crash and an autopsy is scheduled to be conducted.