Man Critically Injured in ATV Accident

Posted at: 06/26/2013 8:05 AM
By: Scott Doane

A Hoyt Lakes man is in critical condition after an ATV accident in Aurora. 

The St. Louis County Sheriff's office said it was called to accident around 10:35 p.m. Tuesday. It happened near Central Avenue East and Main Street. 

Authorities said a 911 caller saw 43-year-old Mark Anderson unresponsive lying in the street near an ATV. 

Anderson lost control of his vehicle after exiting a ditch area and was thrown from the ATV, the sheriff's office said. 

Anderson was first brought to Northern Pines Medical Center. Authorities said he was then airlifted to Essentia-Health St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth.