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One Man Dead After ATV Accident

By KBJR News 1

August 8, 2011 Updated Aug 8, 2011 at 7:51 AM CDT

An A-T-V accident in Bayfield County left one man dead and his passenger injured.

A group of four on two A-T-Vs were traveling to Iron River Saturday evening when the ATV crashed near the Town of Barksdale on Valhalla Trail.

The 31-year man died after suffering from head injuries.

His passenger was transported to Memorial Medical Center in Ashland with non-life threatening injuries.

The Sheriff's Department believes speed, alcohol and not wearing a helmet were contributing factors to the man's death.

His name has not yet been released.