Purdy – Fatal ATV Accident

An ATV crashed and overturned in Purdy early Wednesday morning.

The incident occurred on County Road 1035 northeast of Wheaton. A few minutes past 2:00 a.m., an ATV operated by 49-year-old Donald Gunter ran off the road, hit an embankment, and rolled over. Gunter sustained critical injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Other vehicles were not involved in the crash. Authorities are currently investigating the incident.

Road incidents resulting in injuries or deaths can cause long-term or debilitating effects on victims or their families. With this in mind, consulting personal injury/accident counsel can be beneficial as they can inform aggrieved parties of the various legal options they can pursue to cope and eventually find closure.