Injured ATV operator identified

Posted Aug. 19, 2010, at 4:02 p.m.

DRESDEN, Maine — The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has identified the ATV rider injured in an accident off a private road Wednesday night.

Michael Murphy, 42, of Mashpee, Mass., was critically injured when he hit a tree on his four-wheeler. He was not wearing a helmet.

Murphy is in critical condition at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.

The accident happened about 7 p.m. on Hunter Road, a private road off Route 197, according to Maine Warden Service Sgt. Terry Hughes. Murphy was flown by LifeFlight to CMMC.

The incident still is under investigation. printed on June 24, 2017