Fatal ATV Accident in Lincoln County

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

The Lincoln County Sheriff's office received a 9-1-1 report of an ATV crash that occurred in the Township of Harrison around 6PM Saturday (May 18).

The town of Russell Fire Department, Merrill EMS, a Conservation Warden, and deputies from the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office responded to the crash.

The location of the crash happened on the ATV trail near County Road B.

An investigation into the accident showed that the 49-year-old male was traveling eastbound when he lost control and hit a tree.

He was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital, and pronounced dead shortly after. Authorities say speed appears to be the main factor, but the investigation continues.

Law enforcement is with-holding the mans name while they contact next of kin.

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