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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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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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