Florida man dies in Bethel ATV crash

by Angela Denning-Barnes on July 25, 2013

A young man from Palm Harbor, Florida died in a four wheeler accident in Bethel early Thursday. 25-year-old Troy David Deloach died after wrecking an ATV on Standard Oil Road near the boat launch.

Bethel police got a call about the accident just past midnight. A passerby saw the four wheeler wrecked and a nearby man on the ground with labored breathing.

Bethel police and medics responded to the scene and found Deloach. They transported him to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased from his injuries.

The man was positively identified by his Florida driver’s license. His closest friends quickly found out and were advised at the ER about the crash and his passing. They have already made contact with Deloach’s family in Florida.

Police say Deloach had alcohol and drugs in his system.

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