Alabama man dies in Monroe County ATV crash

An Alabama man died Friday afternoon in an ATV crash at the Weaver Creek campground east of Amory.

David Christopher Herrington, 40, of Samson, Ala. was the passenger on a Polaris Razor ATV when it overturned in Weaver Creek near the campground at about 1:30 p.m. Friday.

Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley said he was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and the driver told investigators it would not release after Herrington after the crash.

Herrington was transported to the Gilmore Regional Medical Center but declared dead upon arrival. The cause of dead was drowning.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the accident.