PIERZ TOWNSHIP, Minn. (WCCO) — A 37-year-old woman is dead after the side-by-side ATV she was riding rolled on top of her.

According to the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office, Karla Scheel was riding as a passenger on the ATV Saturday evening when the driver, Eric Scholl, 45, crossed the intersection of the Soo-Line Trail and 280th Avenue and subsequently rolled it.

Scheel was ejected from the ATV and became trapped underneath. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

Scholl was taken into custody and is being held at the Morrison County Jail on pending charges.

A GoFundMe has been set up for the Scheel family to help cover funeral expenses.

The accident is still under investigation.


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