Sheriff: Man killed in ATV crash early Monday morning

COOS BAY, Ore. - A man who took off riding on an ATV at 2:30 a.m. without a helmet was found dead this morning, the Coos County Sheriff's Office said.

Deputies found Eric H. Osterson, 43, of Coos Bay dead along West Fork Millicoma Road, east of Coos Bay.

The investigation shows his ATV left the road and hit an embankment, causing it to overturn.

Osterson, who lives in the area, set out to ride alone at 2:30 a.m., the sheiff said.

His family became worried when he hadn't returned by 5:30 a.m. and went looking for him, the sheiff said.

Osterson was found dead with his ATV around 8:30 a.m., the sheriff's office said.