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Medical Examiner identifies ATV rider who crashed into school

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A 31-year-old man was killed after crashing his ATV into a Cleveland elementary school building early Thursday morning.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner has identified the victim as Carlos Javier Sanchez-Ortiz.

The preliminary investigation reveals that Sanchez-Ortiz was operating a 2003 Yamaha All-Terrain Vehicle and entered the parking lot of H. Barbara Booker Elementary on 2126 West 67th Street. While inside the lot, Sanchez-Ortiz recklessly drove down a descending grass embankment striking the building, causing him to be ejected from the ATV and collide with the brick building.

Medical crews pronounced the Cleveland man dead upon arrival.

An investigation into the accident is underway.

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