Sheriff: Man dies after ATV rollover in Myrtle Point

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MYRTLE POINT, Ore. -- An ATV accident took the life of a man in Coos County, authorities reported Monday.

Around 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Coos County Sheriff's deputies responded to to Fairview Road for a report of an ATV accident around milepost 14.

Deputies said 61-year-old Richard R. Deadmond was westbound on Fairview on an ATV when he rolled it and was ejected.

Medical personnel attempted CPR but were unsuccessful, police said. Deadmond was pronounced dead at the scene.

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