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Meeker County man airlifted after ATV accident

DASSEL - A Meeker County man sustained serious injuries Wednesday when the ATV he was driving flipped over. Daniel Miller, 48, of rural Dassel, was taken to Meeker Memorial Hospital and then airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center by Life Lin...

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DASSEL – A Meeker County man sustained serious injuries Wednesday when the ATV he was driving flipped over.

Daniel Miller, 48, of rural Dassel, was taken to Meeker Memorial Hospital and then airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center by Life Link Helicopter with serious injuries, according to the Meeker County Sheriff’s office.

The preliminary investigation indicates Miller was going north on 745 Avenue, south of Highway 12 in Dassel Township, when he lost control of the ATV and it flipped.

Miller was not wearing a helmet and alcohol is a suspected factor in the accident, according to a press release from Sheriff Brian Cruze.

This incident is remains under investigation.

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Gold Cross Ambulance, Dassel Rescue and Department of Natural Resource assisted the sheriff’s department at the scene of the accident.

 

 

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Carolyn Lange is a features writer at the West Central Tribune. She can be reached at clange@wctrib.com or 320-894-9750
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