On Wednesday at around 4 pm Rice County Authorities responded to a personal injury crash involving an ATV on Elmore Avenue just south of 57th St. West in Webster Township. The lone occupant lost control near the location and struck a tree. He was identified as 32-year-old Michael Colden of Webster.

Colden was not wearing a helmet and sustained significant injuries and was flown to Hennepin County Medical Center. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

The Lonsdale Police Department, MN State Patrol, Lonsdale Fire Department and North Ambulance assisted at the scene.