Morrison County Sheriff’s Office
July 13, 2022
The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office reports that on 7-12-2022 at approximately 4:45 pm, their office received a report of an accident on 83rd Street east of Highway 25, approximately one mile south of Buckman, MN in Buckman Township.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, a 4-year-old juvenile male from Pierz, MN was driving a Yamaha ATV east on 83rd Street along with a 6-year-old juvenile male passenger. The driver lost control on the gravel road, rolling the ATV. Prior to the ATV rolling, the passenger jumped off the machine. The 4-year-old juvenile male was ejected, and life-saving measures were immediately attempted but he was later pronounced dead at the scene. The 6-year-old passenger was treated for minor cuts and bruises. The crash is still under investigation.
Sheriff Larsen stated, “This a tragic situation for family and all emergency personnel. Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone involved”.
The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the MN State Patrol, MN DNR, Pierz Fire Department, Pierz First Response Team, MLMB First Response Team, North Air Care and Mayo Clinic Ambulance.