Trapped 12 hours under flipped ATV, Wolfe man dies

October 9, 2013 

A wolfe County man was found dead after spending about 12 hours trapped under the all-terrain vehicle he wrecked on his Rocky Branch Road property, according to a state police news release.

Roger Spencer, 61 of Campton, was riding a 1996 Honda ATV on his property when he drove over an embankment in his front yard at about midnight and became trapped under the ATV when it flipped, police said.

Family members found Spencer at about 11:30 a.m., according to the news release.

No foul play is suspected; the accident investigation continues.

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