Savannah man, 72, killed in ATV accident

July 16– A 72-year-old Savannah man died Sunday night of injuries sustained the day before in a four-wheeler accident, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

W.H. Simmons was removing a 2006 Yamaha Grizzly all terrain vehicle from the bed of a pickup truck when the ATV rapidly accelerated in reverse, throwing him off. The ATV then rolled off the north side of the highway, the THP said.


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