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Man thrown 30 feet from ATV near Menahga

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One man was hospitalized when he was thrown from his ATV Monday northeast of Menahga, according to a report from the Wadena County Sheriff's Office.

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Witness reports confirmed Brandon Lynn Hines, 28, of Breezy Point, Minn., was riding the vehicle on trails in the Huntersville area when his front tire hit a stump, causing the handlebars to turn sharply into his stomach and eject him from the vehicle. He was thrown 30 feet, according to the report.

Hines was transported to St. Joseph's Area Health Services in Park Rapids by Tri-County Ambulance of Wadena. He was wearing a helmet and other safety gear at the time of the accident.

Wadena County Sheriff's Office was assisted at the scene by Menahga First Responders and Tri-County Ambulance.

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