Medford ATV Crash Victim Dies at Hospital

Gregory Jackson, 48, has died of his injuries following Saturday accident, police say.

A Coram man who crashed into a parked trailer while riding an ATV in the parking lot of his auto repair shop in Medford on Saturday has died of his injuries at the hospital, police said. 

Gregory Jackson, 48, had been listed in critical condition at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center following the crash. He died Sunday night, police said. 

Jackson was operating a 2006 Yamaha in front of 37 Cedarhurst Avenue when the accident occurred at 12:42 p.m. on Saturday. Jackson was thrown from the vehicle and he struck the pavement, according to police. 

The ATV was impounded for a safety check. Detectives have asked anyone with information on the crash to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652. 

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Gordon Lenz January 14, 2013 at 08:46 PM
uh oh time to ban ATVs
Yvette & Christina January 14, 2013 at 11:40 PM
May you Rest In Peace. Will be very missed. It will not be the same without you. My biggest sympathy to his Wife, Daughter, Boys, Grandsons, Sisters, Brothers, Families & All his Friends.
Concise auto collision January 15, 2013 at 03:14 AM
Rip poppie :-( Def will Be missed
Van January 15, 2013 at 03:02 PM
Deepest sympathy to Poppie's Family... A good man with a big heart.
Lonnie January 15, 2013 at 04:00 PM
I knew poppi for a very long time , and I have nothing but good to say about him he will truly be missed.
nammar2d January 15, 2013 at 05:40 PM
This man has touched so many lives, he was a great man. I hope his family knows how many people loved him. I am so sorry for there loss.
egon January 16, 2013 at 03:57 AM
I new him very well when i lived in long island ,I always had him service my cars.You couldnt meet a nicer guy.He rebult my big block chevy motor,Great mechanic,My heart goes out to his family, regards, egon corvette from las vegas
Custom Collision January 16, 2013 at 03:02 PM
Poppie had a heart of gold and he will truly be missed. He has taught us to look at the lighter side of life.. and enjoy every moment! RIP Poppie all our love, Custom Collision from Middle Island
BRIAN SUAREZ January 16, 2013 at 03:37 PM
Royal car care in medford even though i only knew him thru others it is so terrible to have this happen i heard he was a good person we are in the same buisness my name is brian suarez andvi just want to say rest in eternal peace poppy u will be missed
Patricia January 16, 2013 at 09:11 PM
RIP Poppie, A wonderful guy, Heaven needed another angel.
robert wilkom January 17, 2013 at 05:08 AM
Competition Carburetors My heart and prayers go out to Poppies family - He always had a smile and made you feel like you were one of his brothers, truely a great guy. WOW what a lose. RIP Poppie Bob Competition Carburetors
Coram Mom of 2 January 20, 2013 at 11:21 PM
Poppie & his family are my neighbors. Whenever there was a significant snowfall, while plowing out his paying accounts, when he came home, he would plow out our driveways! It was obvious he was exhausted, and could've very easily gone home & gotten some rest. But he thought of others first. At his funeral yesterday, I heard many similar stories from others there. He was a special man. Pray for the peace of heart & mind for his family & loved ones.
Denise wilson ringgold January 22, 2013 at 05:17 PM
Poppie will always be apart of our family, will always be loved and truly missed.


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