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Brownstown Man Dies From Injuries Sustained in June ATV Accident

By Bruce Kropp, WJBD News

A 22-year-old Brownstown man, who formerly lived in Carlyle, has died from injuries sustained in a June 24th ATV accident.  Matthew Hellman died Friday at St. Louis University Hospital.  

State Police say the wreck occurred on Fayette County Road 1200 N south of Brownstown.   Hellman reportedly ran off the right side of the road and slid sideways when trying to regain control.  The ATV rolled several times before coming to rest in the roadside ditch.  

Hellman had been airlifted to St. Louis from the Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia the night the wreck occurred.  

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