Mt. Vernon Man Killed in UTV Accident in Franklin Co.

Franklin Co. – A Mt. Vernon man was killed in a UTV rollover accident in Franklin County Monday evening. According to WSIL-TV, Sesser First Responders and Abbott Ambulance responded to Knight Hawk Coal –formerly Old Ben #21 – northeast of Sesser around 6:30 Monday night and found 29-year-old Bradley A. Rose with traumatic injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:15 p.m. Investigators say the area is marked with no trespassing signs and believe alcohol may have been a factor in the crash. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the accident.