Barbour man killed in accident

A 64-year-old man was killed in an ATV accident Tuesday in Barbour County.

Larry E. Garrett of Volga was riding the vehicle in his backyard and apparently lost control of the ATV, which overturned and came to rest in a creek, according to a press statement from the Barbour County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday.

Chief Deputy B.M. Carpenter responded to the accident scene at Rt. 1 Box 72 in Volga. Upon arrival he spoke to witnesses and family members, according to the press release.

Barbour County Office of Emergency Management Director Cindy Hart said an emergency call came into the 911 center at about 4:35 p.m. reporting the accident, that occurred off Route 20 at the bottom of Gum Mountain.