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Man, 39, dies in ATV crash Wednesday near Wadena

Authorities have not yet released his name pending family notification.

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WADENA, Minn. — A 39-year-old man died in an ATV crash Wednesday, July 21, in Compton Township, near Wadena, MInn.

The man was found unresponsive near his ATV, following a report of the crash at 6:38 p.m., according to a report from the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. It appears he was headed east on a dirt road when he lost control and went into a ditch. Lifesaving efforts were unsuccessful.

The report says that he was the only one involved in the crash. The crash remains under investigation. The name of the victim will be released after family notification.

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