Alabama Man Killed in Monroe County ATV Crash

Monroe County, Miss. (WCBI) – An Alabama man was killed in an ATV accident in Monroe County Friday afternoon.

Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley says David Christopher Herrington, 40, was the passenger in a Polaris Razor when it flipped over into a swollen creek.

Herrington was trapped under the ATV for several minutes, until rescue crews arrived and took him to Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center.

Gurley says the accident happened at Wheeler Creek Campground, three miles east of Amory, about 1:30 PM.

Gurley says Herrington died as a result of drowning.

The Samson, Alabama man was a contractor working in Monroe County. Herrington was not working at the time of the crash.

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