The Missouri Highway Patrol reports a Mexico, Mo. man died after losing control of his ATV in Audrain County.

The exact time of the crash is unknown. The accident happened near 7782 Highway 15, 750 feet east of Missouri 15.

Troopers say 72-year-old Allan Haarmann apparently drove his Can-Am Traxter through heavy brush and ran off an embankment. The ATV became airborne and crashed into the bottom of the embankment. Haarmann was thrown from the ATV.

At 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Audrain County Coroner Todd Yager  pronounced Haarmann dead at the scene.