Backus boy dies as a result of an ATV accident in Cass County
A 16-year-old Backus boy died Sunday as a result of an all-terrain vehicle accident in Cass County.
Derek W. Engelke was driving an ATV at about 4:20 p.m. Sunday on a rural gravel road when the vehicle overturned, throwing Engelke and an unidentified passenger, according to a press release from the Cass County Sheriff's Office.
Engelke suffered head trauma and the passenger suffered minor injuries.
The accident remains under investigation. An autopsy is planned.