Vandalia Man Killed in Ralls County ATV Accident

A Vandalia man is dead after his ATV hit a deer in Ralls County. The accident occurred at 4:45 pm on Vermont Lane, two miles southeast of Perry. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, an ATV driven by 26-year-old Brandon McCurdy of Vandalia was westbound when he hit a deer and traveled off the left side of the road. McCurdy’s ATV then struck a ditch and overturned, ejecting from the ATV. He was pronounced dead at the scene.