Fatal ATV Crash

(Miltona, MN)  Sunday evening, at approximately 7:56 PM, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a personal injury crash involving a vehicle in Spruce Hill Township. The caller was reporting a single ATV had rolled over near the intersection of County Road 36 NE and Hardwood Road NE. The driver, 48 year old Todd Gary Mrnak of Miltona, was injured and unconscious. Life saving efforts were initiated. North Memorial Ambulance, Parker’s Prairie Ambulance, and Miltona First Responders were immediately dispatched. Lifesaving efforts were unsuccessful and Mrnak was pronounce deceased at the scene.

The initial investigation and preliminary evidence on scene suggests that the small ATV driven by Mrnak was eastbound and had attempted to make a right hand turn into a field approach. The ATV overturned and Mrnak was thrown from the vehicle. Mrnak was the sole occupant of the ATV. He was not wearing a helmet. The crash remains under investigation.

Agencies responding to the scene: Miltona Fire and First Responders, Parker’s Prairie Ambulance, North Memorial Ambulance.