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LIGONIER TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A man died after getting pinned under an all-terrain vehicle in Westmoreland County on Thursday evening.
The Westmoreland County coroner’s office says 74-year-old Michael P. Kent, of Ligonier Township, was driving an ATV in a wooded area behind his home on Grouse Point.
Somehow, the ATV rolled over, and Kent became pinned underneath it and was unable to get out.
Kent was found just before 9 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause of death was determined to be positional asphyxiation.
The coroner’s office says Kent was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.