Woman dead after branch struck her on Hibbing ATV trail
HIBBING, MN. (Northern News Now) - A woman is dead after she was struck in the chest by a tree branch while riding in an ATV.
According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, the tree branch struck the 38-year-old woman around 7:45 p.m. Saturday.
She was riding in a side-by-side ATV on a designated ATV trail south of Hibbing.
The female was transported to a nearby hospital, where she later died.
Officials said alcohol or speed were not a factor in the crash.
The incident remains under investigation.
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