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Woman dies after getting hit by branch while riding ATV near Hibbing

Woman killed by falling branch while riding ATV
Woman killed by falling branch while riding ATV 00:23

HIBBING, Minn. — A woman died in northern Minnesota Saturday evening after hitting a branch while riding an ATV.

She was a passenger on a side-by-side ATV on a trail south of Hibbing when the branch struck her around 7:45 p.m., according to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office.

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The 38-year-old woman was taken to a hospital, where she later died.

The sheriff's office said there was no indication alcohol or speed played a role in the crash. It is being investigated.

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