Scottsdale man killed in ATV wreckPosted: Updated:
SCOTTSDALE -- A man was killed in an ATV wreck in north Scottsdale late Wednesday night.
The man, 28 year old Jonathan Metzger, was riding an ATV with a female passenger from Metzger's house.
According to police, metzger was travelling at a high rate of speed as he entered the intersection of 95th street and Union Hills.
Metzger took a turn incorrectly and struck a sign, flipping the ATV. The man dies at the scene from apparent blunt force trauma to the head.
The female passenger was taken to the hospital and released.
Police say alcohol appears to be a factor in the incident. Both riders were not wearing helmets.
The incident partially closed the intersection for 5 hours.