A Hector youth died in an ATV crash south of Buffalo Saturday morning.

The Renville County Sheriff’s Office says the boy killed was 12-year-old Carsten Homan.

At 9:35 a.m., a caller reported a male trapped underneath an ATV on the 73000 block of 510th St in Martinsburg Township, about six miles south of Buffalo Lake.

Deputies found Homan dead at the scene, and a juvenile male passenger uninjured.

Preliminary investigation indicates the ATV was traveling south in the 510th St road ditch when it struck a field approach and overturned.

The crash remains under investigation.


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