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NRP Respond To ATV Accident in State Forest
Saturday evening at 5:40 p.m., Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) responded to Green Ridge State Forest for an ATV accident that sent a Highland man to the hospital. Flintstone rescue squad transported Christopher John Fanning, 48, to Cumberland Memorial Hospital in critical condition. Fanning was operating his ATV on a designated trail, has an ORV permit registering his ATV with DNR, and was wearing his helmet at the time of the accident.
October 17, 2005
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. DNR manages more than 446,000 acres of public lands and 18,000 miles of waterways, along with Maryland's forests, fisheries and wildlife for maximum environmental, economic and quality of life benefits. A national leader in land conservation, DNR-managed parks and natural, historic and cultural resources attract 11 million visitors annually. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. Learn more at www.dnr.maryland.gov