MOUNT VERNON — A Mount Vernon man died following an all-terrain vehicle accident.
According to Capt. David Shaffer, Knox County Sheriff’s Office, Vernon D. Kandel Jr., of Mount Vernon, was found unresponsive in a cornfield on Upper Fredericktown Road, Saturday evening. The ATV was overturned. Kandel, 59, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Fredericktown Community Volunteer Fire Department and EMS responded to the scene.
Knox County Coroner Jennifer Ogle ordered an autopsy from the Licking County Coroner as part of an on-going investigation.