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.


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