ALTON -- A rural Alton man, Junior Williams, 66, died of injuries he sustained in an ATV accident Feb. 1.
According to Trooper J.C. Howell with Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred 12 miles east of Alton at approximately 2 p.m.
Williams was pronounced dead at 4:05 p.m., at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains.
Howell said Williams lost control of the 2003 Honda Rencon ATV and it overturned.
Troop G reports this is the second fatality in 2009 in the nine-county Troop G coverage area compared to six in the same time period last year.