JONESBORO, IL (KFVS) - A Union County man is dead after an ATV crash west of Jonesboro, Illinois near Route 146.
According to the sheriff's office, the incident was reported around 7:40 Wednesday morning.
Stephen Wheaton, 28, of rural Jonesboro was killed.
Crash investigators say the ATV appeared to have overturned down an embankment, coming to a rest in a creek where he was pinned underneath.
The investigation is ongoing.
Wheaton was the father of three young children.
Funeral services will be announced soon. A memorial fund will be set up for Wheaton at Anna-Jonesboro National Bank.