Rural Hector Man Injured in ATV Crash 07 May 14

A Rural Hector man was seriously injured in an ATV crash Tuesday evening.

51-year-old Paul Johnson was taken to Renville County Hospital in serious condition and was later flown to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale for treatment.

The Renville County Sheriff’s Office says Johnson was at his nearby farm site about 5 miles southwest of Hector and was traveling west on 770th Avenue, approaching County Road 16, when he lost control and rolled multiple times. Johnson was able to drive the machine back to his residence were he called for help.

Authorities say Johnson was not wearing a helmet and alcohol was not believed to be a factor.

The crash happened at about 6pm.