Man succumbs to ATV injuries after being in a coma
The man who was crushed by his ATV while riding up a steep slope behind Tolko Industries on July 4 died from his injuries last Sunday in Vancouver General Hospital.
While not many details have been released to the public, William Ernest Coburn is reported to have been 70 years old. He was rumoured to have been put into a coma shortly after the accident and sent to Vancouver General.
At the scene of the accident, his riding partner said he was driving up a steep bank when the ATV fell back onto him.
The accident happened about 100 metres up a steep dirt bike slope.
Coburn was 70 years old when he died.
He had seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren, as well has one sister and a brother.
He enjoyed railroading, fishing, camping and quading. He was an active member of the seniors community.