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Hector man airlifted after ATV crash

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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

HECTOR — A 51-year-old rural Hector man was airlifted to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale Tuesday evening for treatment of injuries sustained in an ATV rollover.

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According to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office, Paul E. Johnson was driving a 1992 Honda four-wheeler about five miles southwest of Hector and lost control of the ATV, causing it to roll over multiple times. Johnson was able to drive the ATV a short distance to his residence, where he called 911 for help just after 6 p.m.

Johnson was taken by Hector Ambulance to Renville County Hospital, where he was in serious condition. He was not wearing a helmet and was alone on the ATV.

The crash remains under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office. Also responding was the Hector Police Department.

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