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ATV driver succumbs to injuries

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WILLOW CREEK - The driver in the ATV crash Sunday has succumbed to his injuries. According to the Trinity County Coroners Office, Ricky Stockwell died Tuesday afternoon.

Stockwell was driving an ATV on private property off Patterson Road in Willow Creek. He was transported by air ambulance with life-threatening injuries when his ATV overturned. There were two other passengers in the vehicle that sustained minor injuries.

DUI is being investigated as a factor in the crash.