Two Injured in ATV Accident
State conservation officers say two people were injured Saturday in an ATV accident on private property near the Perry/Crawford County line.
Authorities say the driver, 22-year-old Blaine Persinger of Saint Croix, told them he attempted to negotiate a steep embankment along a creek and flipped over.
Both Persinger and a passenger, 20-year-old Shaylyn Ayer of Santa Claus, were injured.
Persinger was taken to the hospital immediately while Ayer was later admitted for a severe head laceration and treatment of a broken hand.
Conservation officers began their investigation after learning that Persinger was being treated for injuries the hospital.