Lockridge man killed in ATV accident
Dale Ralph Stutzman, 81, of Lockridge, died Wednesday due to an accident in the 2100 block of Watercress Boulevard near Lockridge.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reports that Stutzman, a resident on Watercress Boulevard, was driving a 2010 Yamaha Grizzly 700FI four-wheeler coming out of a farm drive onto Watercress. He began backing up and went into the east ditch. The vehicle flipped and he was pinned under the four-wheeler. Stutzman was dead at the scene.
In addition to the sheriff’s office, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Reserve, Lockridge first responders and fire department and Midwest Ambulance were dispatched to the scene.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Murphy Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant.