Steamboat River ATV Crash Death of Brandon Czanstkowski of Buffalo – Obituary
19-year-old Brandon Czanstkowski, of Buffalo, has died in a fatal Steamboat River ATV crash that occurred on East Steamboat Forest Road on Saturday, October 9, 2021. It happened at about 12:30 a.m. when Brandon, while under the influence of alcohol, lost control of the ATV at a curve and went off the road. The ATV then crashed into a tree, leaving Brandon with severe head injuries although he was wearing a helmet.
First responders arrived at the scene and pronounced him dead at the scene.
Initial investigations revealed that the ATV was moving at a very high rate of speed and that alcohol was a factor. Police have since arrested 21-year-old Tyler Willette, of Watertown, for providing a person under 21 with alcohol.
The accident remains under investigation.