Bovey man dies in ATV crash in Itasca County

The Itasca County Sheriff’s office says a man died following an ATV accident in Itasca County on Monday, October 17. According to a release, the Itasca County Sheriff’s office received a call of an ATV crash near the intersection of Wolf Lake Trail and County Road 336 in Bovey.

The reporting party stated that the male driver was unresponsive.

Authorities say 58-year-old, Scott Edward Shoemaker of Bovey was returning to his home after a morning of duck hunting with a friend. He died as a result of his injuries in the crash. No other details about the accident were released, although alcohol was not believed to be a factor.

The Itasca County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Nashwauk Ambulance and Balsam Fire Department.