Names Released in Fatal ATV Crash Near Alexandria
The 45-year-old Hoffman man who died when his all-terrain vehicle was hit by a car Saturday has been identified.
Patrick Anderson was killed in the crash near Kensington, 20 miles southwest of Alexandria. The crash occurred when a John Deere Gator ATV and a 1997 Pontiac Grand Am collided head-on on Highway 55 around 8 P.M. on Saturday.
Eric Blehr, 21, of Kensington, was the driver of the Pontiac. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Anderson attempted to turn east down a side road and crossed in from of the Pontiac.
Blehr suffered serious injuries, and his two passengers, 11-year-old Ellie Blehr-Larson of Kensington and 13-year-old Kaylee Trousil of Alexandria, suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Anderson was pronounced dead at the scene.