Skip to main content

Man, 90, dies in ATV crash near La Crosse; passenger injured

The crash happened Saturday morning.
ATV, all-terrain vehicle

A crash involving an all-terrain vehicle killed a 90-year-old man near La Crosse, Wisconsin on Saturday. 

According to the La Crosse County Sheriff's Office, 90-year-old Dennis Wood was driving an ATV with a 45-year-old passenger onboard.

Wood attempted to turn on Schroeder Road in Bangor Township when he lost control and was ejected from the ATV. 

Wood died at the scene. His 45-year-old passenger was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries. 

No further information has been released. 

Next Up

Screen Shot 2023-01-27 at 7.45.44 PM

Protest for Tyre Nichols to be held outside MN Governor’s Mansion

Activists groups say they’ll call on Gov. Tim Walz and the Legislature to implement police reforms.

Pool

Minnesota pool contractor banned from industry, must pay $2 million-plus

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison filed suit against Charles Workman and his company, MN Crete Pools, LLC, in August.

Minneapolis police

St. Paul man identified as victim of north Minneapolis homicide

The shooting occurred on the 2200 block of Emerson Avenue North on Wednesday.

ambulance

Two youths seriously injured after being struck by driver in Bloomington

Police say the boy is in a critical condition, while the girl has severe injuries.

Rosedale Center

Two men sentenced for carjacking in Rosedale Center parking lot

Leon Kismit Bell, 49, and Jack Mitchell Piche, 23, were sentenced in U.S. District Court on Jan. 20.

Screen Shot 2023-01-27 at 3.59.30 PM

Police identify White Bear Lake officer shot while serving warrant

The officer is a six-year veteran of the department.

abortion, planned parenthood

Minnesota Senate passes bill codifying abortion into state law

Having already passed in the House, it will now be sent to Gov. Tim Walz for signing into law.

Screen Shot 2023-01-27 at 7.45.44 PM

Tyre Nichols: Initial police version of events bear similarities to George Floyd killing

Memphis PD said Nichols complained of 'shortness of breath' following 'confrontations' with police, who in reality violently beat him.

George Floyd, protest

Twin Cities authorities preparing for community reaction to Tyre Nichols video

The ATF division in St. Paul sent out an alert out of "an abundance of caution."

Related

ATV, all-terrain vehicle

Sheriff: 35-year-old Atwater man dies in ATV crash

The crash was reported at 12:03 a.m. Saturday, August 28.

ATV, all-terrain vehicle

1 dead, 1 injured in ATV crash near Minnesota-Iowa border

The crash happened about 10 miles south of the Minnesota border.

ATV, all-terrain vehicle

Man dead, woman airlifted after ATV crash in Polk County

The crash happened around 7 a.m. Monday, May 31.

ATV, all-terrain vehicle

Woman dies in rollover ATV crash in northern Minnesota

The crash happened on the northern side of Lake Vermillion.

ambulance

1 child dies, another injured in ATV crash near Moose Lake

The juvenile driver of the ATV was not injured.

ATV, all-terrain vehicle

59-year-old man dies days after losing control, rolling ATV

The crash happened on July 30 in Chisago County.

police tape

Victims of triple homicide near La Crosse identified as young men

The victims are ages 24, 24 and 23, respectively.