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An Aurora man was killed when his ATV struck a culvert in west Kane County, sheriff’s police said today.

Police identified the victim as Christopher Harner, 44, of the 1700 block of Garfield Avenue.

Harner was riding his all-terrain vehicle at about 5 p.m. Sunday along Scott Road in unincorporated Big Rock Township when he struck the culvert.

Police said the ATV flipped or rolled over, tossing off Harner, who was not wearing a helmet.

He was pronounced dead at Mercy Center Hospital in Aurora.