An Alton man died early Sunday in a one-vehicle all-terrain vehicle crash near Brighton.
In a press release, Macoupin County Coroner Brad Targhetta said the coroner’s office responded to a report of a crash on Terpening Road outside of Brighton. Macoupin County sheriff’s deputies and Brighton-Betsey Ann Fire Department personnel also responded.
Daniel C. Marcum, 26, was driving a Ranger ATV that rolled. Targhetta pronounced Marcum dead at the scene at 12:20 a.m. Sunday.
Upon completion of the investigation, Marcum’s body was released to Gent Funeral Home in Alton as requested by his family. Funeral arrangements were pending Monday afternoon.
No autopsy will be conducted and the cause of death is to be determined, Targhetta said.