70-year-old woman dies after ATV crash near Ft. Collins

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LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — A 70-year-old woman died after an ATV she was riding ran into an irrigation ditch filled with water Saturday.

The incident occurred in rural Larimer County northwest of Fort Collins, the Coloradoan reported.

Emergency crews were dispatched to 3310 Larimer County Rd. 80 at approximately noon Saturday after receiving reports that a woman was injured in an ATV accident, Colorado State Patrol Cpl. Heather Cobler told the newspaper.

The victim was transported to Medical Center of the Rockies by AirLink Helicopter. She was pronounced dead at the hospital early Saturday afternoon, according to the Coloradoan.

Cobler said they are not sure what led to the accident and the investigation is ongoing.

CSP said it will not release the name of the victim until they notify next of kin.

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