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Man killed in ATV accident in Hubbard County

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Bloomington, Minn., man was killed in an ATV accident Monday evening in Hubbard County.

At 6:08 p.m., the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call of an ATV accident in the Paul Bunyan State Forest. 

According to authorities, Aaron Sly, 26, was among a group of ATV riders on Steamboat Forest Road when he lost control of his 2001 Honda TRX400 and struck a tree. Sly, who was wearing a helmet, received serious head injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, a release from the sheriff's office said. Excessive speed was a factor in the crash, authorities said. The incident remains under investigation by the sheriff's office.