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Woman airlifted after being thrown from ATV near Brainerd

She wasn't wearing a helmet.

A woman was hurt when she was thrown from an ATV while riding in Crow Wing County on June 24. 

The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened at 3:53 p.m. at the ATV trailhead on the 24000 block of County Road 2 in Roosevelt Township. 

The woman, 52-year-old Suzanne Carlson of Maple Grove, had stopped for a break at the trailhead, and when she started driving again, she "rapidly accelerated and was thrown from the ATV," the sheriff's office says. 

She wasn't wearing a helmet. 

Carlson was airlifted by North Memorial Air Care to a hospital. The severity of her injuries is not known. 

Note: The details provided in this story are based on the police’s latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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