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Death Investigation - Man Dies in ATV Crash at Orchard in The Dalles
07/23/2009
Sergeant Pat Shortt
Oregon State Police - The Dalles
(541) 296-9646

A The Dalles-area man died Wednesday night when he crashed an all-terrain vehicle he was operating at an area orchard where he worked.
 
On July 22, 2009 at approximately 8:00 p.m., RICARDO ROMERO-CAMACHO, age 49, from The Dalles, was found underneath an all-terrain vehicle on property at Geiger Orchards located at 2845 E. 12th Street. Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue personnel responded and pronounced ROMERO-CAMACHO deceased at the scene. He was not wearing a protective helmet.
 
OSP troopers from The Dalles Area Command office are completing the investigation.
Preliminary investigation indicates the victim was traveling east in the orchard when he lost control and the all-terrain vehicle rolled.
 
Wasco County Sheriff's Office and The Dalles Police Department assisted at the scene.