Princeton-A Mercer man was killed when the ATV he was driving overturned on top of him last Thursday (July 17).
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol:
Wayne Shroyer, 79, of Mercer was driving his Suzuki Quadrunner in his field, off Mercer County Route K about 8 miles northwest of Princeton. He was attempting to go up a hill when the ATV overturned, trapping him underneath it.
The report indicates the accident occurred at around 11:30a.m. After the wreck was discovered, Shroyer was taken to Dr Tammy Hart's office in Princeton,where he was pronounced dead at 7:25p.m.
The wreck was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, with assistance from Mercer County Ambulance District personnel.