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Doniphan, Mo. — A 29-year-old Springfield, Mo., man was killed Saturday evening in an ATV accident on private property near Doniphan.
Missouri State Highway Patrol said Michael S. Barton was killed when his ’07 Honda 250 ATV hit a tree.
Police said Barton was driving the vehicle westbound when the accident occurred on private property located 12 miles north of Doniphan in Ripley County. The accident occurred at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, July 18.
He was transported to Edwards Funeral Home in Doniphan. From there he was taken to Klingner-Cope Funeral Home at Rivermonte in Springfield.
A celebration of life will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at the funeral home, 4500 S. Lone Pine, Springfield. Burial will be held at a later date.
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