A Defiance man died as a result of injuries when his all-terrain vehicle rolled over.

Defiance County Sheriff Douglas Engel said the accident occurred on private property at 9166 Christy Road, near the city of Defiance, and was reported at 1:57 p.m. Saturday from the Defiance Regional Medical Center.

Authorities found that Michael Lucas, 58, had been driving the ATV behind his property when it rolled.

He was transported to the hospital by a family friend, where he later died of his injuries.

The Defiance County Coroner’s Office assisted at the hospital and The Ohio State Highway Patrol assisted at the scene of the accident.

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