One killed, one seriously injured, in ATV crash near Fosston

A 75-year-old man is dead and a 71-year-old woman was seriously injured after an ATV rollover crash near Fosston Monday.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded around 7 a.m. to 345th Ave. SE south of Fosston.

Edward Halvorson was pronounced dead at the scene.

Medics transported Judith Halvorson to a Fosston hospital but she was ultimately airlifted to a Fargo hospital.

No further information was released.

The Minnesota State Patrol, Fosston Essentia Ambulance, and Fosston Fire Department assisted at the scene.


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