CO: Accident on ATV kills hunter near De Beque
October 29, 2010
Accident on ATV kills hunter near De Beque
A 70-year-old Mesa County man died in an all-terrain- vehicle accident
Thursday while he was hunting near De Beque, authorities said.
The man was traveling with family members near South Dry Fork Road
northwest of town when he lost control of his ATV.
The vehicle flipped on top of him and pinned him around 11:45 a.m.,
according to Mesa County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Heather Benjamin
and Bureau of Land Management spokesman Tom Alvarez.
Firefighters with the De Beque Fire Protection District responded, but
the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Mesa County Coroner’s Office will identify the man and perform an
autopsy to determine the cause and manner of his death.
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