Two Hospitalized Following ATV Crash
Crash Happened After Striking a Deer
Two Iron Rangers were ejected from their ATV when they struck a deer in Mountain Iron last night.
The crash happened around 5:40 p.m. near the 9500 block of Old Highway 169.
31-year-old Laura Leoni, of Mountain Iron, was transported by Life Link air medical to St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth in serious condition.
41-year-old Dale Halik, of Mountain Iron, was transported to the Virginia Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, alcohol appears to be a factor in the crash.
It’s not yet clear who was driving.