Morrison County Sheriff’s Office
July 05, 2022
The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office reports that on 7-3-2022 at approximately 8:43 pm, their office received a report of an accident on 203rd Street, approximately one mile north of Lastrup, MN in Granite Township.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, 55-year-old Michael Waytashek of Little Falls, MN was driving a Can-Am side-by-side ATV west on 203rd Street. Waytashek appeared to have lost control on the gravel road and went into the ditch, rolling the side-by-side. Waytashek was partially ejected and life-saving measures were immediately attempted. Waytashek was later pronounced dead at the scene. The crash is still under investigation.
The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the MN State Patrol, Pierz Fire Department, Pierz First Response Team, Life Link III and Mayo Clinic Ambulance.