Kansas man dies following ATV crash in Neosho County

(AP)

ERIE, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Highway Patrol says a 21-year-old Erie man died when an ATV rolled on top of him.

The patrol says Jonah DeMeritt was a passenger on the ATV Saturday when it rolled on top of him as it was going up hill on private property in Neosho County.

The crash happened about 5 miles south of Erie.

DeMeritt was riding on a 2017 Polaris ATV being driven by a 21-year-old Galesburg man.

The patrol says DeMeritt was trying to get off the ATV when it crashed. The driver was not injured.

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