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First on KHQ.com: Deadly ATV Accident on Fourth of July Pass

FOURTH OF JULY PASS, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred on Forest Service Trail 800, about a quarter mile northeast of Fourth of July Pass recreational parking area.

Preliminary investigation indicates at about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, that four adult males were riding individual ATV's when the victim, on the lead ATV, crashed at a gate on a road that is closed to motorized vehicles. When the first deputy arrived on scene, the victim was unconscious and a short time later, his heart quit beating. CPR was begun until emergency medical personnel arrived and transported the victim. The victim was pronounced dead at Kootenai Medical Center.

The investigation is on-going. The exact cause of the accident is unknown at this time, but the Kootenai County Sheriff's Department Traffic Team is actively investigating the cause.

The identity of the 74 year-old male victim will be released after the next of kin are notified.

Previous Coverage:

FOURTH OF JULY PASS, Idaho - KHQ is learning of an All-Terrain Vehicle accident on Fourth of July Pass. Details are still coming in, but we do know the accident involves an elderly man who reportedly was driving too fast and hit a gate. He was transported to Kootenai County Medical Center and his condition is unknown at this time. KHQ will keep you updated as soon as more information becomes available.

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