Man dead after ATV crash in McDowell Co.

MARION, NC (WSPA) – A man has died after his ATV crashed while he was hauling trees near Marion, according to deputies.

The McDowell County Sheriff’s Office says 46-year-old William Scott Stockton was cutting trees in woods and using an ATV to haul the trees away.

Deputies say his friends did not see him return from dropping off a tree and walked the trail to find him. They say he was found unresponsive under the ATV and was declared dead at the scene.

The crash happened Friday around noon on Ep Boyd Drive in Marion.

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