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Mills man dies in ATV crash

A 59-year-old man from New York Mills died in an ATV accident near Deer Creek last Saturday.

Delbert Lyle Haavig was about one mile east of Otter Tail County Highway 135 on 340th Street when he went off the south side of the roadway and rolled the 2003 Honda ATV down a 30-foot embankment, the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office said.

The accident happened around 8:10 p.m. on April 17. Haavig died from his injuries. Deer Creek Rescue and Wadena Ambulance assisted the sheriff's office at the scene.

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