Lake Park man held in fatal ATV crash
A Lake Park man was arrested today in connection with the death of another Lake Park man in a all-terrain vehicle crash earlier in the day.
The Becker County Sheriff's Department was called to the scene of the crash on County Road 1 south of Lake Park about 3:13 this morning.
According to a Sheriff's Department report:
The driver of the ATV, Christopher Wade Carlson, 29, of rural Lake Park, was dead at the scene.
His ATV was struck by a pickup belonging to Jeremy Scott Nelson, 27, of rural Lake Park.
Nelson was not at the scene when emergency workers arrived. He surrendered later to a Becker County deputy and was booked into the jail about 10:45 a.m.
An autopsy will be conducted, according to the Sheriff's Department, which said Nelson is being held pending a review of the case by the Becker County Attorney's Office.