MANKATO, Minn. – A North Mankato woman is dead following an ATV crash Sunday in southern Minnesota.
It happened southwest of Mankato in South Bend Township, according to the Blue Earth County Sheriff's Office. Karissa Bode, 32, was driving the vehicle, and was with 30-year-old passenger Joshua Wieland, from rural Mankato.
The pair "were thrown from the machine" after it rolled down a river embankment. Bode died from her injures at an area hospital Monday evening.
Wieland initially turned down medical treatment at the scene, but was later hospitalized. His condition is unknown.
The sheriff's office says neither rider was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
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