WASHBURN COUNTY -- A Minnesota man has died following an ATV accident earlier today, according to a news release form the Washburn County Sheriff's Office. 

(Press Release) -- Washburn County Dispatch recieved a call about an ATV accident, with injury, at approx. 11:30 AM this morning on Deer Lake Fire Lane in the Township of Casey. Since dispatch was unsure of the exact location, in Burnett or Washburn County, units from both counties responded.

The injured party, from Minnesota, died at the scene. Minong Fire/Ambulance, Burnett County First Responders, Washburn County Deputies along with the DNR all responded to the scene. WI DNR Wardens will continue their investigation.

Name of the victim will not be released at this time. We pray for the families of the victim and our responding units personnel.

Per Washburn County Sheriff Terry Dryden

Last Update: Aug 21, 2018 10:14 am CDT

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