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Women killed in ATV crash in Paul Bunyan State Forest

She wasn't wearing a helmet and alcohol was involved, officials say.

An ATV driver was killed in a crash in the Paul Bunyan State Forest on Saturday.

According to the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office, 38-year-old Cassandra Berg of Crosslike was driving an ATV northbound on the Thorpe Tower Forest Road in Thorpe Township when she collided with an embankment and lost control. 

Her ATV overturned and pinned her underneath, the sheriff's office says. 

A member of the group she was riding with turned around to look for her, starting CPR when he located her. 

Police were called to the scene around 3:26 p.m. and despite an "extensive effort" to revive Berg, she was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The sheriff's office says Berg wasn't wearing a helmet and alcohol was involved in the crash. 

In 2020, there were 25 ATV fatalities in Minnesota, the Minnesota DNR says. In 2019, there were 11

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