MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities in central Minnesota say a 13-year-old boy was seriously injured Wednesday morning when he collided with a deer while riding an ATV.
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened around 6 a.m. 40th Street Northeast in Burbank Township, which is about 60 miles southwest of St. Cloud.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: 3 Deaths, 882 New Cases Reported; 52% Of Minnesotans 16 And Older Are Fully Vaccinated
First responders found Alan Lotthammer, of New London, lying in the road. He told officials that a deer jumped in front of his ATV, collided with it and he was thrown from the vehicle.READ MORE: Teen Falls 5 Stories In Fruen Mill, Seriously Injured
Lotthammer suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries, the sheriff’s office said. He was wearing a helmet.MORE NEWS: 'Absolutely Check Your Policies': Breezy Point Couple Learns COVID's Effect On Insurance The Hard Way
An ambulance brought Lotthammer to an area hospital for treatment.