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ATV crash injures passenger

The ATV was traveling west on the Soo Line Trail and when it entered the intersection and the driver lost control. The ATV rolled onto its side and pinned the passenger’s hand underneath, the sheriff's office reported

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PIERZ — A 36-year-old woman — whose hand was pinned underneath a side-by-side all-terrain vehicle Sunday, Oct. 3 — was listed in stable condition at a Robbinsdale hospital.

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office was called at 4:48 p.m. to the ATV crash with injuries at the intersection of 300th Avenue and 143rd Street, east of Pierz.

The sheriff’s office reported Christopher Wenderski, 44, of Burtrum, was driving a side-by-side ATV with a passenger, identified as Lacosta Miller of Albany. The ATV was traveling west on the Soo Line Trail and when it entered the intersection, Wenderski lost control. The ATV rolled onto its side and pinned the passenger’s hand underneath.

Lacosta was airlifted by Life Link III and transported to North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale, where she is listed in stable condition. Wenderski was not injured.

Assisting at the scene was the Pierz First Response Team, Pierz Fire Department, Mayo Clinic Ambulance and Life Link III.

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