A Baker County man died in a grisly accident at a Grizzly Flat campground near Troy during the early morning hours of Nov. 29. Ryan “Sully” Sullivan, 37, Baker City, died when his Chevrolet duel cab pickup accidentally rolled to a stop over a live campfire and burst into flames with Sullivan inside.
He and another Baker City man were on a hunting trip to the area.
According to Wallowa County Sheriff Steve Rogers, personnel from the sheriff’s office, the county’s district attorney’s office, Oregon State Police, U.S. Forest Service, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Oregon State Fire Marshal and the Wallowa County Medical Examiner investigated the scene.
Rogers stated that the reason for the truck rolling over the campfire is yet unclear.
Sullivan left behind his wife Nicole, and two small sons, Declan and Jack, as well as a child on the way.
A gofundme site has been established: gofundme.com/ryan-sullivan-memorial-fund.