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November 20, 2008

Troy Man Killed in ATV Accident

A Troy, MO, man was killed in an ATV accident in Scotland County on Friday, November 14th as he was preparing for the opening of Missouri’s firearms deer hunting season the following day.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Robert J. Schulte, 78, was driving a 1986 Polaris ATV on private property in a pasture located three miles southwest of Bible Grove. Schulte attempted to drive up an embankment and the ATV overturned, ejecting the driver. The ATV came to rest on the driver.

Schulte was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at 11:20 a.m. by Scotland County Coroner Ginny Monroe.

The Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Scotland County Ambulance Service, the Scotland County Sheriff’s Department and the coroner’s office.

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