The driver of an ATV that crashed in to a tree Friday night in Buena Vista, killing his passenger, has been charged with driving under the influence.

According to, State Police say Michael Brown, 34, of Buena Vista, was driving an ATV with Christopher Vasinda, 34, also of Buena Vista, on the back.

The crash happened at Cushman Avenue and Colton Lane in Buena Township around 9:30 pm Friday. Vasinda died from injuries sustained during the crash.

State Police said the incident remains under investigation.

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