A Missouri teenager was killed on October 23 in an ATV accident in Vernon County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 13-year-old Nicklas A. Rider of Bronaugh, Missouri was driving a Yamaha Big Bear ATV on private property when it overturned on a steep hill and came to rest on top of him. Rider was pronounced dead by the Vernon County Coroner around 11:30 p.m.

Rider was taken to Ferry's Funeral Home in Nevada.

This accident is the 87th fatal accident in 2017 for the Missouri State Highway Patrol's Troop D area, which includes the following counties: Barry, Barton, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Greene, Hickory, Jasper, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton, Polk, St. Clair, Stone, Taney, Vernon, and Webster.

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