An Atwater man died after the ATV he was driving crashed in Kandiyohi County early Saturday morning.
On August 28, shortly after midnight, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office responded to a possible ATV crash with unknown injuries on 1st Ave. E., and had lost control. The ATV entered the north ditch and struck a field approach, overturning and landing on its side.
Deputies located the driver and lone occupant of the ATV, Bryan Craig Sietsema, age 35 years, from Atwater. who had been partially ejected and pinned. They were able to free the driver and began life saving measures. However, the driver was pronounced deceased at the scene.
This crash is currently under investigation by the sheriff’s office.
Assisting the Sheriff’s Office was Atwater Ambulance, Centra Care Ambulance, Atwater Fire, Kandiyohi CountyRescue Squad and the Atwater Police department.