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Teen ATV rider dies at Oregon Dunes

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Winchester Bay, OR (KPTV) -

A crash killed a 16-year-old at the Oregon Dunes Thursday afternoon.

Deputies responded to an ATV crash at the recreation area in Winchester Bay.

The teen had crashed his KTM motorcycle into a Polaris RZR side by side ATV driven by Christopher Cowen.

The teen was pronounced dead at the scene.

Amy Cowen, a passenger on the ATV, was treated at Lower Umpqua Hospital for unknown injuries.

Deputies say the motorcycle was jumping over a dune and collided with the ATV which was climbing up the other side. The motorcycle rider was wearing a helmet.

The name of the teen is not being released until his family can be notified.

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