UTV driver hits tree, injures fatherPublished 11:11am Wednesday, June 19, 2013
A 14-year-old UTV driver hit a tree Sunday morning, which injured his father who was a passenger, according to a news release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office.
Joseph Schramel, 49, of Sartell, suffered a broken arm and possible leg injury when he fell out of the UTV. He was not wearing a seatbelt. He was taken by Pelican Ambulance to St. Mary’s Hospital.
His son reportedly lost control driving down a hill in a private wooded area in Dunn Township at about 9 a.m. and hit a tree. He was wearing his seatbelt.
The incident is under investigation.