MANNINGTON, W.Va. — An ATV benefit ride turned tragic over the weekend in Marion County. Sheriff’s detectives say a Mannington man was killed when the side-by-side he was driving tipped over and rolled over top of him.
Detective Jeanette Williamson said John Stalls, 31, of Mannington, was killed in the Saturday afternoon accident on Mods Run Road just north of Mannington.
Four people were in the ATV and were trying to traverse a steep hill. Detectives said the ATV hit a rock and flipped back. Stalls not wearing a seat belt. He was thrown from the vehicle and it rolled over top of him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Detectives said three passengers were buckled in and suffered only minor bumps and bruises.