The following is a press release from the Ravalli County Sheriff regarding a fatal ATV rollover Thursday.
Special Press Release
July 5th, 2013
A 43 year old Victor man has died from injuries sustained in an ATV roll over which occurred Thursday afternoon.
Ravalli County Sheriff/Coroner Chris Hoffman says that on July 4th, at approximately 4:25 PM, Ravalli County 911 took a report of an ATV accident on private property west of Victor, in the Gash Creek area. Victor Ambulance, Victor QRU, Ravalli County Search and Rescue, and deputies from the Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene, and found the victim unconscious after apparently losing control of his ATV on a steep incline. The victim was transported to St. Patrick’s Hospital by Life Flight, but succumbed to his injuries later in the in the evening.
The Ravalli County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the accident, and the name of the victim is being withheld at this time.