CLOVERDALE — A Cloverdale man lost
his life in an ATV accident early Friday morning .
At 2:20 a.m., Friday, July 25, the
Putnam County Sheriff's Office received a 9-1-1 call stating a
subject had been in an accident on his four wheel ATV in a field west
of Road 23-L in the 12,000 block, south of Cloverdale. The caller
advised the injuries were life-threatening.
The single occupant of the ATV, Andrew
Altenburger, 28, Cloverdale, had been riding in the field when he
struck a surface drain, causing the ATV to roll and eject the driver.
Lifelight was called to the scene but was cancelled as they were
Altenburger was pronounced dead on the
scene by Putnam County Coroner Dr. Anne Horstman. Also assisting at
the scene were Ottoville Fire Department, Ottoville and Putnam County
EMS, the Lima Post of the Ohio State High Patrol, Meyers's Towing and
Love Funeral Home.