Eldon Man Dead In A.T.V. Accident

An ATV accident claimed the life of an Eldon resident on Saturday afternoon.

The incident, as reported by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, occurred approximately at 4 p.m. 51-year-old, Jimmy Burrus was operating a Honda Talon 1000X4 ATV on private grounds when the vehicle flipped while going up a hill. During the mishap, the ATV rolled multiple times, colliding with numerous tree stumps before ultimately striking a tree and halting.

The Burrus was ejected during the accident. Emergency services transported him to a medical facility, where he was later declared deceased.