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Mark Messer of Keene suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries in an ATV crash in Fitzwilliam on Saturday night, according to N.H. Fish and Game.

FITZWILLIAM — A Keene man suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries Saturday night when he crashed an ATV in Fitzwilliam, according to N.H. Fish and Game.

Around 7 p.m., Mark Messer, 51, was driving the ATV near a private residence on Sunset Road, Fish and Game said in a news release. Upon arriving at the scene, Fish and Game determined Messer had been traveling down a dirt road and had veered off, causing him to run into unseen rocks and debris, resulting in the crash. 

The release says Messer was not wearing a helmet. Fish and Game Lt. William Boudreau declined to provide more information on the nature of Messer's injuries. The crash remains under investigation.

Messer was taken by a Fitzwilliam ambulance to Cheshire Medical Center in Keene for treatment. In addition to Fish and Game conservation officers and the Fitzwilliam Fire Department, the Fitzwilliam Police Department responded to the scene, along with the Richmond Fire Department and DiLuzio Ambulance. 

Mia Summerson can be reached at 352-1234, extension 1435, or msummerson@keenesentinel.com. Follow her on Twitter @MiaSummerson