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Driver arrested in ATV crash that killed Rice woman

It happened Saturday night in Morrison County.

The passenger in a side-by-side ATV died in a crash on Saturday night while riding on the Soo-Line Trail in Pierz Township, central Minnesota. 

According to the Morrison County Sheriff's Office, the ATV was driven by a 45-year-old man from Royalton, Minnesota.

He and the 37-year-old female passenger were traveling west on the trail and rolled when crossing an intersection around 8:15 p.m. 

The passenger was ejected and pinned beneath the ATV and pronounced dead at the scene. She's been identified as Karla Scheel of Rice, Minnesota. 

The driver was taken into custody and is being held at Morrison County Jail on pending charges of criminal vehicular operation.

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