A Prospect woman was killed early Sunday morning in Grayson County as the result of an ATV accident.
The Grayson County Sheriff’s Office responded to Scott Road in the Anneta community just after 1 a.m. to investigate an ATV injury crash.
The driver of the ATV, 39 year-old Shawn A. Bryant, from Prospect, told Grayson County Deputy Sheriff he and his wife and two friends were traveling up an embankment on private property when the ATV flipped. His wife, 37-year-old Dana M. Bryant, was partially ejected with the ATV landing on top of her, killing her instantly. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Grayson County Coroner’s Office.
Shawn Bryant and his two backseat passengers were uninjured. Grayson County Sheriff Office said, based on information by witnesses and evidence at the scene, neither Shawn Bryant or his wife Dana were wearing a safety belt. Additionally, it was determined that alcohol was a factor in the crash.
Shawn A. Bryant was charged with Manslaughter 2nd Degree and DUI 1st Offense.