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ATV accident claims life of Poplar Bluff man

Thursday, November 20, 2003

Staff Writer

ALTON -- An ATV accident last weekend has claimed the life of a Poplar Bluff man.

Willard H, Crook, 61, was killed in the accident, according to Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol.

A Troop G officer said the accident happened when the 1999 Kawasaki ATV Crook was driving tried to climb a steep embankment and overturned, pinning Crook underneath it.

The accident occurred on Oregon County Road 413, eight miles north of Alton Nov. 16.

Crook was pronounced dead at the scene by Oregon County Coroner Tom Clary.

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