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Minneapolis woman airlifted Sunday after being pinned under ATV in central Minnesota

A 21-year-old Minneapolis woman was driving a side-by-side all-terrain vehicle that overturned Sunday in a drainage ditch in Lake Henry Township. She was airlifted from the scene.

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an ATV accident Sunday in Lake Henry Township. The driver was airlifted after being pinned under the overturned ATV.
Contributed / Stearns County Sheriff's Office
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LAKE HENRY TOWNSHIP — A 21-year-old Minneapolis woman was airlifted Sunday afternoon from Lake Henry Township after being pinned under an overturned ATV.

According to a news release from the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, people at the scene were able to free the woman, identified as Prisma Hernandez Osorto, before calling for help at 12:17 p.m. Sunday.

According to the Sheriff's Office, she was driving a 2018 Honda side-by-side when it became stuck. Efforts to free the vehicle resulted in the all-terrain vehicle overturning and pinning her underneath it.

When deputies arrived at the scene on 345th Avenue, they found the ATV overturned in a drainage ditch.

The woman was treated for her injuries at the scene by Lake Henry Rescue and Paynesville Ambulance before being airlifted by Life Link helicopter to St. Cloud Hospital. The news release did not provide any details of her injuries.


The crash is under investigation by the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.

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