ROCKY COMFORT, Mo. -- A man from Wheaton died Monday evening after crashing his all-terrain vehicle near Rocky Comfort. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Andrew Loyd, 20, was riding a 2004 Yamaha ATV on Indian Creek Road one mile west of Rocky Comfort at 7:20 p.m. when he ran off the road and hit a utility pole.
Loyd died at the scene. His death is the fifth reported traffic fatality this year in Troop D, which covers southwest Missouri.