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4/4/08-Cherokee County

New Details On Man Killed At Mud Creek Off-Road Park

There are new details on a deadly accident at a weekend event that is expected to draw thousands.  Just before 5:00 p.m., Thursday the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department says a Mississippi man was killed when his 4-wheeler ran off a trail at the Mud Creek Off-Road Park, located just outside Jacksonville.  The ATV then overturned landing on top of him.  The man has been identified as Samuel Shane Howard, 32 of Batesville, Mississippi.  Authorities say Howard was seen riding alone and was traveling at an excessive speed when the accident happened. The Mud Nationals are taking place all weekend at Mud Creek Off-road Park.

Molly Reuter, Reporting. mreuter@kltv.com

 

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