BERNE, N.Y. -- We're learning new details about a fatal ATV accident that happened in the Town of Berne this weekend.
The Albany County Sheriff's department has identified the victim as Daniel Ricketts, 50.
The accident happened Saturday on Saw Mill Road when Ricketts was driving the ATV in his backyard. The Sheriff's department says Ricketts ran into a fine wire that was surrounding marijuana plants on his property and was thrown from the vehicle.
According to deputies, alcohol may have been a factor and they are still investigating the accident.