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A 9-year-old boy died Friday afternoon after being pinned underneath an ATV. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

9-year-old dies in Hubbard County ATV accident

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A 9-year-old boy died Friday afternoon when the ATV he was riding on rolled and pinned him underneath.

His 12-year-old brother was taken by ambulance to North Region Hospital in Bemidji for observation. The boys were identified as Dale Robert Besser, who died, and his brother Ben, who was driving the ATV.


The accident occurred around 2:45 p.m. west of Lake Plantagenet.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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