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13-year-old dies in ATV accident

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Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - James David Stilwell, 13, of rural Laporte, Minn., was pronounced dead at the scene after an all-terrain vehicle crash Saturday in Hubbard County.

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The Hubbard County Sheriff's Department received a report of the ATV four-wheeler accident about 11:52 p.m., according to a news release issued Monday. Stilwell was found lying in a ditch on the side of County Road 45, one mile north of Highway 200.

Investigation of the incident revealed that the four-wheeler had run off the road and into a large hole in the ditch, apparently causing the ATV to overturn. Further investigations are being conducted. No other details were released.

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