A Fieldon man was killed in an accident in Jersey County on Monday. 39-year-old Benjamin L. Zimmerman was pronounced dead at the scene after authorities say he lost control and was thrown from his four-wheeler as it overturned several times near his home.
The Jersey County Sheriff’s Department issued a release indicating it received a call about a man who had collapsed in his yard around 1:30pm on Monday. Further reports indicated the man had actually been involved in an accident on his four-wheeler and was thrown from it. Jersey County Coroner Larry Alexander pronounced Zimmerman dead at the scene. The accident took place about a tenth of a mile from Fieldon Hollow Road.