Man dies after ATV crash injury in Carter County

CARTER COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - An Ellsinore man has died from injuries sustained in an ATV crash in Carter County, Mo.

The crash happened around 11 p.m. Friday on County Road 315, nine miles east of Van Buren.

According to the highway patrol, Mark L. Connell, 55, ran the ATV off the road, hit an embankment and overturned. The ATV landed on top of Connell, according to troopers.

Connell received serious injuries and was taken to a Poplar Bluff hospital where he later died early Saturday morning, according to the patrol.

Troopers say he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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