Branson man killed in UTV accident on county road in Green Forest
An afternoon of UTV riding turned deadly for a Branson man on Sunday when we has killed after being thrown from a 2019 Polaris Ranger on a county road in Carroll County.
According to the Arkansas State Police, the crash occurred around 4:40 on when 51-year-old Eddie Griffin was driving the UTV on County Road 614 near Green Forest when he lost control of the vehicle while trying to negotiate a curve and avoid another vehicle. The Polaris Ranger overturned and ejected Griffin from the vehicle.
Griffin died in the crash while a passenger in the ATV, 38-year-old Rhonda Reyes of Reeds Spring, was taken to Cox Medical Center in Branson for treatment of her injuries.
Conditions were clear and dry at the time of the accident according to the ASP Report.