VERONA, Missouri- The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 14 year-old boy from Monett was killed in a Friday all-terrain utility vehicle incident.

Dalton Heseman was pronounced deceased at Mercy Aurora by Dr. Benjamin Leavitt, troopers said.

The accident happened when Heseman overturned the 2015 Polaris Ranger ATV while operating it. He wasn’t restrained or wearing a helmet the report said. Emergency crews including the Verona Police Department responded to 234 N.1st in Verona.

The manufacturer says nobody under the age of 16 should be allowed the operate this UTV.

Trooper Sgt Cyrus was called to the incident at 5:00 p.m.

This was Troop D’s 91st fatality investigation this year.


Dalton Heseman


Photo: Polaris