Winchester man killed in ATV crash near Peebles


By Jeff Gilliland - [email protected]



A Winchester man was killed Sunday evening in an ATV wreck near Peebles.

The Georgetown Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said the crash took place at 7:05 p.m. on Louisville Road near Degler Road in Bratton Township, Adams County.

The preliminary investigation shows that a 2005 Honda TRX400EX, operated by Montgomery K. Myers, 19, of Winchester, was traveling westbound on Louisville Road. The ATV being operated by Myers failed to negotiate a left curve, drove off the right side of the roadway, and struck a utility pole, according to the state patrol.

Myers was initially transported by emergency medical personnel to the Adams County Regional Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.

Units assisting at the scene were the Peebles Fire Department and Adams County Emergency Medical Services.

The traffic crash remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol – Georgetown Post.

Reach Jeff Gilliland at 937-402-2522.

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By Jeff Gilliland

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