A Statement from the Wright County Sheriff’s Office
On June 10, 2021 at approximately 6:37 p.m. Wright County deputies were dispatched to 1383 120th Street NE in Monticello Township for a report of an ATV crash involving a juvenile male. Upon arrival deputies assisted emergency medical personnel with life-saving efforts on a juvenile male who had been reportedly driving the ATV when it crashed. The juvenile male was brought to Centra Care Emergency in Monticello and was pronounced deceased by medical personnel. The preliminary investigation into the incident shows that the 12-year-old male was operating the ATV on private property and was the only occupant of the machine at the time of the crash. The incident is under further investigation by the Sheriff’s Office.