WILLIAMSON COUNTY — A Johnston City man was killed in an ATV accident Sunday night in Williamson County.
According to Williamson County Coroner Junior Burke, officials were called to the scene of the crash at 7:10 p.m. on private property a quarter-mile north of 7178 Grassy Road.
The driver of the ATV, 60-year-old Timothy (Tim) W. Grounds was killed when the ATV he was riding overturned and rolled down a small embankment near a farm pond.
Indications are Ground was on the ATV spraying weeds at the time of the crash. When Grounds did not return in a timely manner, his friends went to look for him. They found his body under the ATV just after 7.
The accident remains under investigation by the coroner’s office and the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office.