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1 dead in Becker County ATV crash

WCCO digital headlines: Morning of Sept. 16, 2023
WCCO digital headlines: Morning of Sept. 16, 2023 01:20

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. -- A man is dead after crashing an ATV into a tree late Saturday afternoon in northern Minnesota.

According to the Becker County Sheriff's Office, it received a report of an ATV colliding with a tree on the Rat Lake Trail west of County Highway 35 near Eagle View Township shortly after 5 p.m.

Emergency personnel attempted life-saving measures, but they were unsuccessful.

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The sheriff's office identified the driver as 61-year-old Jon Eric Darling, of Fargo, North Dakota.

The crash remains under investigation

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