Laporte man killed in ATV crash

A Laporte man was killed in an ATV crash in Hubbard County Sunday afternoon.

According to a release from Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes, deputies received a report of an ATV crash on Hubbard County Road 44 in Schoolcraft Township, with the caller reporting that a victim had been ejected from his machine and was in a swampy area with his head underwater.

First responders arrived to find 61-year-old Timmy White dead at the scene. The investigation showed that White had been westbound on 44 when he made an abrupt turn, entering the ditch then rolling several times.

White, according to the release, was not wearing a helmet. The crash remains under investigation.

Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.

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