Area man killed in ATV accident

Andrew Altenburger, 28, of Cloverdale, died in an all-terrain vehicle accident at about 2:20 a.m. Friday.
Putnam County Sheriff’s deputies reported they received an emergency call stating Altenburger had crashed in a field west of road 23-L south of Cloverdale. He had struck a surface drain, causing the ATV to roll and eject him.
Lifeflight was called to the scene but was canceled en route. Altenburger was pronounced dead at the scene by Putnam County Coroner Dr. Anne Horstman.
Also assisting were Ottoville Fire Department, Ottoville and Putnam County EMS, the Lima Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol, and Meyer’s Towing.


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