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.


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 son Logan, daughter Brigid, and pets Vincent and Piper. She also loves reading, Star Trek, and gardening... badly.

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