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Oroville man dies in ATV crash Sunday

By Colin Steiner, csteiner@krcrtv.com
Published On: Jan 19 2014 03:41:43 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 19 2014 07:21:35 PM CST
Generic: Car Accident Skid Mark

Courtesy: MGN Online

COHASSET, Calif. -

An Oroville man is dead after an all-terrain vehicle accident in Cohasset Sunday morning.

According to the CHP, 41-year-old Michael Owens was riding an ATV along Cohasset Road at a high rate of speed when he left the west side of the road and crashed into a tree along the shoulder. He died at the scene.

The single-vehicle accident happened at 10:20 a.m. near Mudd Creek Road, approximately two miles above the radio towers.

Cohasset is located about 15 miles northeast of Chico. 

No other information was immediately available.