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Firefighter dies in roll over accident in Marshall County, WV

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Friends said Mark Doty was well respected in the fire fighting community. Friends said Mark Doty was well respected in the fire fighting community.
CHARLESTON, West Virginia -

First responders across the region mourned the loss of a firefighter Wednesday.

Mark Doty, the head of the West Virginia University fire service extension, died in an ATV rollover accident in Marshall County early in the morning.  Friends say he was well-known and respected in the firefighting community.

According to investigators, Doty was hauling lumber out of his driveway when the ATV had a mechanical problem and went over a hill and hit a tree.  Firefighters said he trained thousands of members of the fire service each year.

Funeral arrangements have not yet been set, according to fire crews in the region.