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Gobles man dies after ATV crash Monday morning

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A 69-year-old Gobles man has died after falling off his ATV in a Van Buren County field.

It happened around 10:00 a.m. Monday on M-40 in Bloomingdale Township.

Deputies say the man was riding his ATV in a cornfield when his hat flew off.

He tried to grab it, and that's when they say he lost control and fell off, hitting his head on the ground.

The man was airlifted to a Kalamazoo hospital, where he later died of his injuries.

Deputies say he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.