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Oakdale man injured in ATV crash

Oakdale man injured in ATV crash

EMILY — A 46-year-old Oakdale man was in critical condition Tuesday at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale after being involved in an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) crash Friday in Emily.

The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office reported that Steven J. Schmitt was riding on an ATV trail, about one mile west from Highway 6 in Emily when he lost control of the ATV. It was reported that the ATV skidded off the trail and hit the ditch. Schmitt was airlifted by North Air Care and taken to the Robbinsdale hospital.

The crash was reported at 3:18 p.m.

Emily First Responders assisted at the scene.

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