Man killed in morning ATV wreck

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 8:08pm

GILMER — One man is dead after being hit by a truck while driving an ATV on Wednesday morning.

Upshur County DPS officials tell KFXK that Alfred Keck, 74, was heading west on FM 49 in Gilmer, just east of Lime Tree Rd. around 7:40 a.m.

Authorities say Keck turned his ATV left in front of a truck driven by Aldon Marty, 38, from Hawkins, who officials say was not speeding.

Keck was thrown from the ATV, and pronounced dead at the scene.


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