Man injured in ATV crash on top of Tekoa Mountain

TEKOA, Wash. – A man was injured in an ATV crash near the top of Tekoa Mountain Sunday night. 

The Whitman County Sheriff’s Office said the injured ATV rider crashed about a mile and a half northeast of the residence on top of the mountain. 

He was able to call a family member after he crashed to tell them where he was. 

The Sheriff’s Office, Tekoa EMS and Rosalia EMS all responded, but the rider had to be taken to the hospital by Life Flight because of his location. 

The rider is expected to survive.