GRASSY BUTTE, N.D. -- A 78-year-old man was killed in an ATV accident Thursday, June 25, in McKenzie County.

Roger Chinn was spraying his farmstead about five miles south of Grassy Butte when, on a steep embankment, the ATV hit a tree and overturned, pinning Chinn underneath, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The patrol received the emergency call at 9 p.m. Thursday. Chinn, who was not wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Grassy Butte is about 30 miles south of Watford City in western North Dakota.