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Man suffers "serious" head injury in UTV crash

Man suffers "serious" head injury in UTV crash Photo: WDIO-TV/File

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Updated: May 16, 2021 06:38 PM
Created: May 16, 2021 06:36 PM

A 56-year-old Cloquet man suffered a "serious" head injury in a UTV accident on Sunday afternoon in New Independence Township.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says they responded to the area of Highway 53 and Swan Lake Road around 2:30 Sunday afternoon. 

The sheriff's office says it appears as though the man was executing a U-Turn when his UTV overturned, causing him to be ejected and the UTV to land on him.

The man was not seatbelted in and was not wearing a helmet, according to the sheriff's office.

He was transported by Mayo Ambulance to Essentia Health St. Mary's in Duluth.

The accident remains under investigation.

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