Motley man dies in ATV accident

An unidentified 66-year-old Motley man died as a result of an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident Wednesday, June 13, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.

Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch said a trapper was reported missing in the Motley/Leader area. A search of the area ensued and the body of the man was found about 3 a.m. close to Cass County Road 109, near Leader.

The incident is under investigation. An autopsy is being performed by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The man’s name is being withheld pending notification of family members.

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