Two Royalton women injured in ATV accident


October 9, 2017

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Saturday, Oct. 7, at approximately 10:07 pm, it received a report of an ATV accident with injuries on 230th Ave, approximately ½ mile north of Nature Rd in Buckman Township, east of Royalton.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, Kylie Pickar, 28, Royalton, was driving a side-by-side ATV with passenger Ellissia Manea, 26, Royalton. The ATV was traveling north on 230th Ave. The driver of the ATV swerved to miss a pedestrian that ran onto the roadway. Pickar lost control of the ATV while overcorrecting, went into the ditch on the east side of the road and rolled the ATV. Pickar was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital and Manea was transported to St. Gabriel’s Hospital both by Gold Cross Ambulance. The extent of injuries suffered by both women is unknown.

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Minnesota State Patrol, MLMB First Response Team and Gold Cross Ambulance.