Sanpete County man dies in ATV accident

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MOUNT PLEASANT, Utah, June 23, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — The body of a Sanpete County man was found Friday evening after an ATV accident.

“Sanpete County Dispatch received a 911 call stating that a ATV accident had occurred in the Aspen Hills Sub-division above the city of Mount Pleasant,” a statement from the Sanpete Sheriff’s Office says.

“First responders were dispatched to the scene. The victim, a 66-year-old male, was pronounced dead at the scene and transported off the mountain by Search and Rescue and Law enforcement. The name of the victim will not be released at this time.”

The rider was alone at the time of the accident, the statement says.

“Family members became concerned when he had not returned to their property. They began to search the surrounding area. He was found by a family friend who then called 911.”


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