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Grand Rapids woman dies in ATV crash Monday in Beltrami County

 The Beltrami County Sheriff’s office received a 911 call at 9:58 AM on Monday, July 22, 2013 from a motorist who witnessed an ATV accident in progress. The accident

occurred on the Scenic Highway NE (Co Rd 39) just north of Birchmont Beach Rd NE approximately 22 miles east of Bemidji in Moose Lake Township, Beltrami County.  A

female, age 36 from Grand Rapids, MN, was riding the machine which rolled and ended up pinning her to the ground.  Beltrami County deputies, Leech Lake Ambulance, Leech Lake Tribal officers,

Sanford AirMED and First Responders were dispatched to the scene.  Lifesaving efforts ensued but were not successful.  The female was pronounced dead at the scene from major injuries incurred in the crash.  The victim’s name is being withheld until all family members are notified.  Additional assistance was also provided from the Minnesota State Patrol.