Deadly ATV accident

POSTED: 7:33 PM Jul 14 2013   UPDATED: 3:10 PM Jul 14 2013
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Va. -

A man is dead after an ATV accident north of Damascus.

Virginia State Police told News 5 a crashed 4-wheeler and the body of a man was found earlier Sunday. VSP was called to the scene around 2:30 p.m.

The accident happened on private property along Route 730 in the Mill Creek area.

Investigators believe the accident may have happened when the ATV went down a hill and crashed into a tree.

The body has been taken to the Medical Examiner's office in Roanoke to confirm identification and time of death.